Update May 2013. The Guide to the Law has now been replaced by a new Governors’ Handbook, published 14th May 2013. The Dfe site says: The Governors’ Handbook (pdf) provides information about the role and legal duties of governing bodies in maintained schools and academies (including free schools). Read more.
The last version of the Governors’ Guide to the Law was published in May 2012. Click here if you wish to look at it.