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The Education (Student Loans) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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1.  The conditions prescribed for the purposes of regulation 4(1)(b)(i) are that, subject to paragraphs 3 and 4, the student—

(a)is on the relevant date ordinarily resident in Northern Ireland for the purposes of the Students Awards Regulations(1) for the time being in force, made under Articles 50(1) and (2) and 134(1) of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(2);

(b)is on the relevant date settled in the United Kingdom within the meaning of the Immigration Act 1971(3) unless he is such a person as is mentioned in paragraph 2;

(c)throughout the three years preceding the relevant date has been ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man or, in the case of such a person as is mentioned in paragraph 2, has been so resident in the European Economic Area; and

(d)has not during any part of the said three year period been resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man or, in the case of such a person as is mentioned in paragraph 2, the European Economic Area wholly or mainly for the purpose of receiving full-time education.


The regulations in force on the date these Regulations are made are the Students Awards Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. 1996 No. 298) and the provision therein corresponding to paragraph 3 of the Schedule to these Regulations is regulation 7(1).


1971 c. 77; amended by the British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61), Section 39 and Schedule 4, by the Immigration Act 1988 (c. 14), sections 1, 3, 4, 6 and 10 and the Schedule, by the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (c. 23), sections 10 to 12

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