Legislation

Section 23 – Duty of health bodies to bring certain children to local authority’s attention

Introduction

This section, which came into force on 1 September 2014, reflects one of the aims of the act, which is early identification of children with special educational needs (SEN) or a disability. Where an NHS body forms the opinion that a child who is under compulsory school age has (or probably has) SEN or a disability, […]

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