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Special educational needs or disability - EHC plan Duty

Where, in the light of an EHC needs assessment, it is necessary for special educational provision to be made for a child or young person in accordance with an EHC plan—
(a)the local authority must secure that an EHC plan is prepared for the child or young person, and
(b)once an EHC plan has been prepared, it must maintain the plan.

A local authority must send the finalised EHC plan to—
(a) the child's parent or to the young person;
(b) the governing body, proprietor or principal of any school, other institution or provider of relevant early years education named in the EHC plan; and
(c) to the responsible commissioning body,
as soon as practicable, and in any event within 20 weeks of the local authority receiving a request for an EHC needs assessment in accordance with section 36(1) of the Act, or of the local authority becoming responsible for the child in accordance with section 24 of the Act.
15 Jul 2020
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