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Standard conditions of recognitionE+W

2(1)Qualifications Wales must prepare and publish conditions (the “standard conditions”) to which (subject to sub-paragraphs (3) and (4)) each recognition of an awarding body is to be subject.E+W

(2)The standard conditions may, among other things, make provision about compliance with directions given to a recognised body by Qualifications Wales under this paragraph.

(3)Different standard conditions may be set for different purposes, including among other things by reference to—

(a)different descriptions of awarding bodies;

(b)different qualifications or descriptions of qualification (including by reference to whether or not a qualification is an approved qualification or a qualification designated under section 29);

(c)different circumstances in which a qualification is awarded;

(d)different descriptions of person to whom a qualification is awarded.

(4)Qualifications Wales may determine that, in a particular case, recognition of an awarding body is not to be subject to a standard condition specified in the determination which would otherwise apply.

(5)A determination within sub-paragraph (4) may be made either at the time of granting the recognition concerned, or subsequently, and may be revoked by Qualifications Wales.

(6)The standard conditions may not include—

(a)fee capping conditions (for which see paragraphs 6 to 11);

(b)transfer conditions (for which see paragraphs 12 to 16).

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 3 para. 2 in force at 21.9.2015 by S.I. 2015/1687, art. 2 (with arts. 3-12)

3(1)Qualifications Wales may revise the standard conditions; and if it does so, each recognition (whether granted before or after the revisions come into effect) is to be subject to the conditions as revised.E+W

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) is subject to paragraph 2(3) and (4).

(3)If Qualifications Wales revises the standard conditions, it must—

(a)publish the conditions as revised,

(b)notify each recognised body of the revisions, and of when they are to come into effect.

(4)Qualifications Wales may provide that a revision to the conditions is to come into effect on different dates in relation to different bodies, or in relation to different descriptions of body.

(5)A revision is not to be treated as coming into effect in relation to a body before the body has been notified of it.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 3 para. 3 in force at 21.9.2015 by S.I. 2015/1687, art. 2 (with arts. 3-12)