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Further and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Act 2014

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3Dissolution of further education corporations

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For sections 27 to 27C of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 substitute—

27Proposals for dissolution of further education corporations

(1)This section applies if a further education corporation propose that the corporation should be dissolved.

(2)The corporation must publish—

(a)details of the proposal, and

(b)such other information as may be prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate authority.

(3)The publication is to be in accordance with regulations made by the appropriate authority.

(4)The corporation must consult on the proposal, and take account of the views of those consulted, in accordance with regulations made by the appropriate authority.

(5)In this section, “the appropriate authority” means—

(a)in relation to a further education corporation in England, the Secretary of State, and

(b)in relation to a further education corporation in Wales, the Welsh Ministers.

27ADissolution of further education corporations

(1)This section and section 27B apply if, after complying with section 27, a further education corporation resolve that the corporation should be dissolved on a specified date.

(2)“The dissolution date” means the date specified in a resolution under subsection (1).

(3)The corporation must notify the appropriate authority of the resolution and the dissolution date as soon as reasonably practicable.

(4)The corporation are dissolved on the dissolution date.

(5)In this section, “the appropriate authority” has the meaning given in section 27.

27B Dissolution of further education corporations: transfer of property, rights and liabilities

(1)At any time before the dissolution date, the corporation may transfer any of their property, rights or liabilities to such person or body, or a person or body of such description, as may be prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate authority.

(2)The corporation may do so only with the consent of the person or body concerned.

(3)A transfer under subsection (1) has effect on the dissolution date.

(4)Subsection (5) applies if a person or body prescribed, or of a description prescribed, under subsection (1) is not a charity established for charitable purposes which are exclusively educational purposes.

(5)Any property transferred to the person or body must be transferred on trust to be used for charitable purposes which are exclusively educational purposes.

(6)In this section, “the appropriate authority” has the meaning given in section 27.

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