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The Education (Unrecognised Degrees)(Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Identification of bodies granting or providing courses for recognised awards

5.—(1) For the purposes of this Order, any body for the time being designated by order made by the Department as appearing to it to be a recognised body shall be conclusively presumed to be such a body.

(2) The Department shall compile, maintain and publish by order a list including the name of every body which appears to it to fall for the time being within paragraph (3).

(3) A body falls within this paragraph if it is not a recognised body and either—

(a)provides any course which is in preparation for a degree to be granted by a recognised body and which is approved by or on behalf of the recognised body; or

(b)is a constituent college, school or hall or other institution of a university which is a recognised body.

(4) In this Article “recognised body” means a body falling within Article 3(2)(a) or (b).

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