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Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015

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3Designation of other providers of higher education

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(1)The Welsh Ministers may, on the application of a provider of higher education within subsection (2), designate the provider for the purposes of this section.

(2)A provider of higher education within this subsection is one that—

(a)provides higher education in Wales and is a charity, but

(b)would not (but for the designation) be regarded as an institution for the purposes of this Act.

(3)Subject to any provision made under subsection (4)(d), a provider of higher education designated under this section is, unless the designation is withdrawn, to be treated for the purposes of any provision made by or under this Act as being an institution.

(4)Regulations may make provision about—

(a)the making of applications for designation;

(b)the making of designations under this section (including provision about matters to be taken into account in determining whether to make a designation);

(c)the withdrawal of a designation (including provision about matters to be taken into account in determining whether to withdraw a designation);

(d)the effect of a withdrawal of a designation (including provision for a provider whose designation is withdrawn to continue to be treated as an institution for prescribed purposes).

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