In these Regulations:
“the Act” means the Education Act 1996;
“the Assembly” means the National Assembly for Wales;
“GCE “A” level examinations” and “GCE “AS” examinations” mean General Certificate of Education advanced level examinations and General Certificate of Education Advanced Supplementary examinations respectively;
“GCSE” means General Certificate of Secondary Education;
“GNVQ” means General National Vocational Qualification;
“key stage” means any of the periods set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) respectively of section 355(1) of the Act and a reference to the first, second and third key stage is a reference to the periods set out respectively in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of the said section 355(1); and
“relevant local education authority”, in relation to the provision of any individual pupil information, means the local education authority which maintains the school at which the pupil, the subject of that information, is or was registered or, in the case of a school which is not so maintained, the local education authority for the area in which the school is situated, at which the pupil, the subject of that information, is or was registered.
Specified date: 9 August 1999: see reg 1(1).