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The Education and Training (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Education and Training (Scotland) Regulations 2000 and shall come into force on 1st September 2000.

(2) In these Regulations–

“account holder’s year” means the period of 12 months ending with the first anniversary of a learning account holder’s initial payment to a person providing education or training of the kind specified in regulation 6(1) for the provision of such education or training in respect of which the individual is eligible for a grant under these Regulations, and each subsequent period of 12 months;

the Act” means the Education and Training (Scotland) Act 2000;

“European Economic Area” means the European Community and, subject to the conditions laid down in the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992(1), as adjusted by the Protocol signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993(2), the area comprised by the Republic of Ireland, the Kingdom of Norway and the Principality of Liechtenstein;

“Learning Account administrator” means a body which has an approval given by the Scottish Ministers for the purposes of these Regulations which has not been withdrawn;

“learning account holder” means a person who is a party to qualifying arrangements as specified in regulation 2; and

“qualifying person” has the meaning given in regulation 3.


Cm 2073.


Cm 2183.

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