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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Ancillary functions of the Council

78.—(1) The Council may, and shall if the Department so directs—

(a)carry out; or

(b)commission, or assist in any way, the carrying out by another body or person of, any programme of research and development for purposes connected with the functions of the Council.

(2) The Council may enter into arrangements to perform functions on behalf of, or provide services to, any other examining body or authority; and such arrangements may provide for the payment by that body or authority of the whole or part of any expenditure incurred by the Council in carrying out the arrangements.

(3) The Council shall carry out such ancillary activities as the Department may direct.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (3) activities are ancillary activities in relation to the Council if the Department considers it is appropriate for the Council to carry out those activities for the purposes of or in connection with the carrying out by the Council of any of its other functions under this Part.

(5) The Council shall make such reports and returns, and give such information, to the Department as the Department may reasonably require.

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