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The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3)

In Article 2(2) in the definition of “the Education Orders” for the words from “the 1989 Order” to the end substitute “the 1989 Order, the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 and the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996”.

Articles 8(2) to (4) and 16(4)(b) shall cease to have effect.

In Article 15(1) the words “by or” shall cease to have effect.

In Article 40(2) for “The court by which any appeal under this Article is heard” substitute “On any appeal under this Article, the independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 40(3) for “court” substitute “independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 40(4) for “the county court” substitute “the independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 40(5)for “whether before or after the coming in to operation of this Article by the county court” substitute “by the independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 40(7) for “a county court” substitute “the independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 41(1) for “a county court” substitute “the independent schools tribunal”.

In Article 43(2) for the words from “county court” to the end substitute “independent schools tribunal”.

For Article 51 substitute—

Provision of awards by Department

51.(1) The Department may make—

(a)awards to, or in respect of, persons in respect of their attendance at—

(i)approved postgraduate courses at universities, colleges or other institutions; or

(ii)other approved courses, being courses which, in the opinion of the Department, are comparable to postgraduate courses; and

(b)such other awards as it considers desirable for the purpose of enabling or encouraging persons to take advantage of educational facilities available to them.

(2) Awards under this Article shall be of such amount, and be made to, or in respect of, such persons on such terms and conditions, as the Department may determine..

Articles 69A(4), 72(1) and 116(1)(c) shall cease to have effect.

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