Catalogue description Board of Education and successors: Legal Branch: Law Precedent Covers

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Details of ED 262
Reference: ED 262
Title: Board of Education and successors: Legal Branch: Law Precedent Covers

Files relating to precedent cases dealt with by the Legal Branch of the Board of Education and its successors.

The papers included correspondence, often with the Treasury, concerning how acts should be interpreted; internal minutes and the Legal Branch's decisions. In addition there are copies of correspondence and other papers illustrating the way in which the precedent was implemented in a real case.

Date: 1899-1980

No discernible order on transfer though this order had been maintained by the department

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Education, 1899-1944

Board of Education, Legal Branch, 1924-1944

Board of Education, Legal Department, 1908-1924

Department of Education and Science, Legal Branch, 1964-1992

Ministry of Education, Legal Branch, 1944-1964

Physical description: 210 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department for Education and Employment , from 1998

Custodial history: Transferred to the Ministry of Education in 1944, to the Department of Education and Science in 1964, to the Department for Education in 1992 and the Department for Education and Employment in 1995
Accruals: No future accruals expected

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