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The Colleges of Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

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PART IINTRODUCTORY

Title and commencement

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

(2) This Part, Part II (together with Schedules 1 and 2) and Article 13 come into operation one week after the date on which this Order is made.

(3) Part III and Article 14 (together with Schedules 3 and 4) come into operation on the transfer date.

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 college” means the college of education heretofore maintained in pursuance of arrangements made under Article 66(1) of the 1986 Order and known as Stranmillis University College: a College of The Queen’s University of Belfast;

the Department” means the Department for Employment and Learning;

“facilities” includes land, goods and services;

“the governing body” means the body established under Article 3;

“the transfer date” means 1st October 2005 or such later date as the Department may by order appoint;

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

(3) References in this Order to a person having a “learning difficulty” are to be construed in accordance with Article 2(5) and (6) of the Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 15).

(4) Any direction, consent or determination given by the Department under this Order shall be in writing.

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