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Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition )(Scotland) Act 2007.

  Places health promotion at the heart of schools' activities
Ensures that food and drink served in schools meets nutritional requirements set out by Scottish Ministers
Ensures local authorities promote the uptake and benefits of school meals and, in particular, free school meals
Reduces the stigma associated with free school meals by requiring local authorities to protect the identity of those eligible for free school meals
Gives local authorities the power to provide pupils with healthy snacks and drinks, either at a cost or free of charge
Requires local authorities to consider sustainable development guidance when they provide food or drink in schools

  • Type:

    Book Chapter

  • Date:

    30 November 2006

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  • Publisher



Ashton, C. (2006). Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition )(Scotland) Act 2007. In Current Law Statutes. Thomson


school meals; Health; nutrition; nutritional requirements; snacks and drinks;

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