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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. 1.Status

      2. 2.Membership of the Council

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

      4. 4.Disqualification from membership

      5. 5.Remuneration, allowances and pensions for members

      6. 6.Chief executive

      7. 7.Other staff

      8. 8.Continuity of employment etc.

      9. 9.Transfer of property and liabilities

      10. 10.Proceedings of the Council

      11. 11.Committees

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

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

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

      15. 15.Delegation of functions

      16. 16.Participation of Scottish Ministers at meetings

      17. 17.Accounts

      18. 18.Reports and information

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Fundable bodies

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

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

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendment of enactments

      1. 1.Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

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

      3. 3.Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

      4. 4.Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

      5. 5.Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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