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PART 8SUPPLEMENTARY

Subsidiary functions

49Charging scheme

(1)Qualifications Wales may charge fees to be paid by an awarding body in respect of the costs incurred by it in relation to that body in connection with—

(a)the exercise of its functions under Part 3 (recognition of awarding bodies),

(b)the exercise of its functions under Part 4 (priority qualifications and approval of qualifications),

(c)the exercise of its functions under Part 5 (designation of other qualifications),

(d)the exercise of its functions under section 46(1)(a) to (c) (review of approved qualifications, designated qualifications and recognised bodies), or

(e)the handling of a complaint against an awarding body under arrangements made under section 48.

(2)Any fees charged by Qualifications Wales in connection with the matters referred to in subsection (1) must be charged in accordance with a scheme prepared and published by Qualifications Wales that sets out the fees payable in respect of those matters.

(3)Qualifications Wales may revise the scheme.

(4)The scheme (and any revised scheme) is to be treated as having effect only if approved by the Welsh Ministers.