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Restriction On Corporal Punishment Of Pupils— Scotland

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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Amendments made:

No. 33, in page 6, line 4, leave out 'section 48B' and insert 'sections 48B and 48D'.

No. 34, in page 6, line 7, leave out 'or'.

No. 35, in page 6, line 8, at end insert

'or (iii) at an independent school maintained or assisted by a Minister of the Crown being a school prescribed by regulations under section 48B of this Act or within a category so prescribed,'.

No. 36, in page 6, line 13, after 'school', insert

'not falling within paragraph (a)(iii) above'.

No. 39, in page 6, line 33, leave out 'section 48B' and insert 'sections 48B and 48D'.

No. 40, in page 6, line 37, leave out

'person working at the school'

and insert

'teacher who works at the school and any other person who has lawful control or charge of the pupil and works there'.

No. 41, in page 6, line 42, leave out from 'any' to end of line 44 and insert

'teacher employed by the authority who works at that place and any other person employed by the authority who has lawful control or charge of the pupil and works there.'.

No. 44, in page 8, line 1, after 'Act', insert

'and section 190 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973'.

No. 45, in page 8, line 2, leave out 'does' and insert 'do'.

No. 46, in page 8, line 4, after 'school', insert 'or the education authority'.

No. 47, in page 8, line 11, after 'are', insert

'or section 48D of this Act is,'.

No. 48, in page 8, line 11, at end insert—

'Exemption from corporal punishment not ground for exclusion, etc.

48D. A person shall not be debarred from receiving education in any circumstances (whether by refusing him admission to a school, excluding him from a school or otherwise) on the grounds that, if he were not so debarred in those circumstances, he would not be adequately amenable to discipline by reason of his being a pupil exempt from corporal punishment by members of the staff for the purposes of section 48A of this Act.".'.—[Mr. Dunn.]