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Name: Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act, 2004 (No. 30 of 2004).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-07-19
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2004-L-68481
Bibliography: Act No. 30 of 2004 Act No. 30 of 2004 Houses of the Oireachtas, Ireland, 40 p.
Abstract/Citation: Makes provision for education for persons with special educational needs. Education of such persons shall, whenever possible, take place in an inclusive environment with those who do not have such needs. Also establishes that persons with special educational needs shall have the same right to avail of, and benefit from, appropriate education as do their peers who do not have such needs to leave school with skills necessary to participate in an inclusive way in social and economic activities. Also provides for establishment of National Council for Special Education.
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