Further education institutions: governance

4Designated institutions: instrument and articles of government

(1)In section 29A of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (first post-designation instruments and articles), omit—

(a)in subsection (1) the words “and (if the institution is in Wales) subsection (6)”,

(b)subsection (6), and

(c)in the heading “: England and Wales”.

(2)For sections 29B and 29C of that Act substitute—

29BChanges to instruments and articles

(1)This section applies to a designated institution to which section 29 applies.

(2)The governing body of the institution may modify or replace its instrument of government and articles of government.

(3)If the institution is in Wales and is an institution to which section 30 applies, the governing body may do any of the things mentioned in subsection (2) only with the consent of the trustees of the institution.

(4)The instrument of government and articles of government (as modified or replaced)—

(a)must comply with the requirements of Schedule 4, and

(b)subject to that, may make such other provision as may be necessary or desirable.

(3)In section 31 of that Act (designated institutions conducted by companies), omit subsection (2A) (articles relating to appointment of members to take into account members who may be appointed by Welsh Ministers).