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Qualifications Wales Act 2015

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12Recognition: interpretation

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(1)For the purposes of this Act, a body is recognised in respect of the award of a qualification—

(a)if no criteria are set under section 6 in respect of the qualification, if the body is recognised under section 8 (provided that the qualification is not one that is specified, or of a description specified, by the body under section 8(2) and is not one in respect of which recognition of the body has ceased to have effect as set out in paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 3);

(b)if criteria are set under section 6 in respect of the qualification, or qualifications of that description, if the body is both—

(i)recognised under section 8, and

(ii)recognised under section 9 in respect of the award of the qualification or description of qualification concerned.

(2)In this Act—

(a)references to recognition are to recognition under this Part;

(b)references to a recognised body are to an awarding body recognised under this Part.

(3)For the purposes of this Part, the award of a qualification in Wales is its award to persons assessed in respect of the qualification wholly or mainly in Wales.

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