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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Further and higher education etc.

    1. Establishment of the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

      1. 1.Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

      2. 2.Dissolution of other funding bodies

    2. Provision of further and higher education etc.

      1. 3.The Council: general duty

      2. 4.The Scottish Ministers: general duty

      3. 5.Fundable further and higher education

      4. 6.Fundable bodies

      5. 7.Fundable bodies: further provision

      6. 8.Support needs

    3. Funding of further and higher education etc.

      1. 9.Funding of the Council

      2. 10.Additional grants

      3. 11.Administration of funds

      4. 12.Funding of fundable bodies

    4. The Council: functions

      1. 13.Quality of fundable further and higher education

      2. 14.Credit and qualification framework

      3. 15.Efficiency studies

      4. 16.Council's right to address meetings

      5. 17.Advisory functions

      6. 18.Functions regarding certain property

      7. 19.Administration of certain support

    5. The Council: exercise of functions

      1. 20.Council to have regard to particular matters

      2. 21.Equal opportunities

      3. 22.Consultation and collaboration

      4. 23.General powers

    6. The Scottish Ministers: requirements and directions

      1. 24.Requirements as to Council's functions

      2. 25.Directions where financial mismanagement

    7. Fundable bodies: miscellaneous

      1. 26.Academic freedom

      2. 27.Remit of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

      3. 28.Inspection of accounts

      4. 29.Educational use of certain property

      5. 30.Change of name by certain bodies

      6. 31.Information about recorded children

  3. Part 2 General

    1. 32.Amendment of enactments

    2. 33.Ancillary provision

    3. 34.Orders and regulations

    4. 35.Interpretation

    5. 36.Short title and commencement

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

      1. Status

        1. 1.(1) The Council is a body corporate.

      2. Membership of the Council

        1. 2.(1) The Council is to consist of the following members—...

        2. 3.(1) In appointing members, the Scottish Ministers are to have...

      3. Disqualification from membership

        1. 4.A person is disqualified from appointment, and from holding office,...

      4. Remuneration, allowances and pensions for members

        1. 5.(1) The Council is to pay to its members (apart...

      5. Chief executive

        1. 6.(1) The Council is to employ a chief executive.

      6. Other staff

        1. 7.(1) All staff employed, immediately before the coming into force...

      7. Continuity of employment etc.

        1. 8.(1) The contract of employment of a person transferred by...

      8. Transfer of property and liabilities

        1. 9.(1) All property (including rights) and liabilities, subsisting immediately before...

      9. Proceedings of the Council

        1. 10.(1) The Council may regulate its own procedure (including any...

      10. Committees

        1. 11.(1) The Council must establish a committee (a “skills committee”)...

        2. 12.(1) The Council must establish a committee (a “research committee”)...

        3. 13.The Council may establish other committees for any purposes relating...

        4. 14.(1) The Council is to— (a) subject to paragraphs 11(2)...

      11. Delegation of functions

        1. 15.(1) The Council may authorise— (a) the chief executive;

      12. Participation of Scottish Ministers at meetings

        1. 16.A representative of the Scottish Ministers is entitled to participate...

      13. Accounts

        1. 17.(1) The Council must— (a) keep proper accounts and accounting...

      14. Reports and information

        1. 18.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Fundable bodies

      1. Institutions formerly eligible for funding by the Scottish Further Education Funding Council

        1. Aberdeen College of Further Education Angus College of Further Education...

      2. Institutions formerly eligible for funding by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council

        1. Bell College of Technology Edinburgh College of Art Glasgow Caledonian...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendment of enactments

      1. Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

        1. 1.In the Superannuation Act 1972, in Schedule 1(kinds of employment,...

      2. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 2.In the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, in Part...

      3. Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

        1. 3.In the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 23B is repealed....

      4. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

        1. 4.In the Race Relations Act 1976— (a) section 18B; and...

      5. Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

        1. 5.In section 235 (general interpretation) of the Education Reform Act...

      6. Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 (c. 37)

        1. 6.(1) In the 1992 Act— (a) in section 3 (powers...

      7. Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998 (c. 30)

        1. 7.In the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998—

      8. Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 1)

        1. 8.In the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000, in...

      9. Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7)

        1. 9.In the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act...

      10. Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 6)

        1. 10.In the Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act...

      11. Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)

        1. 11.In the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002, in schedule...

      12. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)

        1. 12.In the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, in schedule...

      13. Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4)

        1. 13.In the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act...

      14. The Scottish Further Education Funding Council (Establishment) (Scotland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/2667)

        1. 14.The Scottish Further Education Funding Council (Establishment) (Scotland) Order 1998...

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