Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948

The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948 (11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 40) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.[1] It was passed during the Labour government of Clement Attlee. Amongst other provisions, it empowered local authorities to provide items of clothing in cases where pupils were unable due to the unsuitability or inadequacy of their clothing to take full advantage of the education provided at their schools.[2] It was repealed on 1 November 1996 by the Education Act 1996.[3]

Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to amend the Education Acts, 1944 and 1946, the Endowed Schools Acts, 1869 to 1908, the provisions of the Mental Deficiency Act, 1913, as to children incapable of receiving education, and the provision of the Children and Young Persons' Act, 1933, as to the minimum age of employment.
Citation11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 40
Repealed1 November 1996
Other legislation
Repealed byEducation Act 1996
Status: Repealed

Notes edit

  1. ^ "Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948". UK Statute Law Database. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Schoolchildren (Free Shoes and Clothing)". Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). 13 January 1981.
  3. ^ "Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948 (repealed 1.11.1996)". UK Statute Law Database. Retrieved 30 January 2012.