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Here you can browse the Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.] to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

Clause 2
[In substitution for the first amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 30(a)]
     Page 1, line 18, at beginning insert ("Subject to section (Discrimination in the provision of facilities or services) of this Act and to sections 2A and 2B of the Local Government Act 1986,") 
After Clause 82
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  After section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 insert--Sexually explicit material in maintained schools.
 Sexually explicit material in maintained schools.     2B.--(1)  A local authority shall not cause or permit material of a sexually explicit nature to be available in any maintained school without the approval and the consent of the Board of Governors. 
     (2)  In any proceedings in connection with the application of this section a court shall draw such inferences as to the intention of the local authority as may reasonably be drawn from the evidence before it. 
     (3)  In subsection (1) "maintained school" means a maintained school or maintained nursery school within the meaning of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998."1998 c. 31.
     (2)  In section 12(3) of that Act, after "Part II" there is inserted "(other than section 2B)".") 
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