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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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Courses leading to external qualifications

46.—(1) In Article 9 of the 1989 Order (approval of Department required for courses of study leading to external qualification) in paragraph (1) for the words “leading to a qualification authenticated by an outside person” there shall be substituted the words “to which this Article applies” and after that paragraph there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(1A) This Article applies to a course of study if—

(a)the course is in a listed contributory subject in relation to which attainment targets and programmes of study are specified under Article 7(1)(a); and

(b)the course leads to a qualification authenticated by an outside person..

(2) In Article 21(2)(a), (b) and (c) of the 1989 Order (arrangements for certain examinations) the words “and approved by the Department under Article 9” shall cease to have effect.

(3) In Article 34(1) of the 1989 Order (power to apply Articles 9 and 11(1)(d) to senior pupils) after the words “Articles 9” there shall be inserted the words “(as originally enacted)”.

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