12 Ancillary and transitional provisions.E+W+S+N.I.
(1)It shall be the duty of the [F1Secretary of State] in exercising any power to select disabled persons for courses of training and other courses or any power to submit for engagements the names of [F2disabled persons] . . . F3, to give preference, so far as [F4he . . . F5] considers it consistent with the efficient exercise of that power, to persons of the classes specified in section 16 of the M1Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944 (which specifies the classes of ex-service men and women to whom preference is to be given in pursuance of that section); and in this subsection “disabled person”[F2has the same meaning as in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.]
[F6(1A)It shall be the duty . . . F7 of each local education authority to furnish the Secretary of State with such information in its possession as the Secretary of State may specify as being information required by him in connection with the determination of questions relating to the exercise by him of any power under this Act to make payments to any persons; and any information falling to be furnished in pursuance of this subsection shall be furnished in such form and at such times as the Secretary of State may direct.]
[F8(2)It shall be the duty of each local education authority and the Commission to furnish the Secretary of State with such information in its possession as the Secretary of State may require as being information required in connection with the determination of questions relating to contributions or benefit [F9under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992] and any information falling to be furnished in pursuance of this subsection shall be furnished in such a form and at such times as the Secretary of State may direct.]
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(4)The [F11Secretary of State] or an industrial training board may make to any person payments by way of travelling and subsistence allowances and compensation for loss of remunerative time which [F12, in the case of payments by such a board, are approved by the Secretary of State and which the Secretary of State] or board considers are appropriate in connection with the person’s attendance at any examination connected with a claim for payments from the [F13Secretary of State] or board in pursuance of subsection (3) of the preceding section; . . . F14
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(6)If the term of office of any person as a member of a Youth Employment Committee would apart from this subsection expire on or after the day when this subsection comes into force but before the date when the Committee is abolished, the term shall by virtue of this subsection be extended so as to expire on that date.
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