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The Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

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PART IINTRODUCTORY

Title and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005.

(2) The following provisions come into operation one week after the date on which this Order is made—

  • this Part;

  • Article 3;

  • Article 4(7) to (12);

  • Articles 6 and 7;

  • Articles 8 and 9, so far as enabling regulations to be made;

  • Articles 10 and 11;

  • Article 13;

  • Article 14.

(3) The remaining provisions come into operation in accordance with provision made by the Department by order.

Interpretation

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

“the Department” means the Department for Employment and Learning;

“governing body”, in relation to an institution, has the meaning given by Article 30(3) of the 1993 Order;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

“regulations” means regulations made by the Department;

“university” has the same meaning as in Article 30 of the 1993 Order;

“the 1986 Order” means the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3);

“the 1993 Order” means Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (NI 12);

“the 1998 Order” means the Education (Student Support) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (NI 14).

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