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Education Act 1980

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3Provision may be made by regulations under this Act for authorising the Secretary of State—

(a)to pay grants to or in respect of persons undergoing training as teachers;

(b)to bestow awards on persons in respect of their attendance at such courses provided by universities, colleges or other institutions (whether in Great Britain or elsewhere) as may for the time being be designated by or under the regulations for the purposes of this section as being postgraduate courses or comparable to postgraduate courses ;

(c)to bestow awards on persons who, at such time as may be prescribed by the regulations, have attained such age as may be so prescribed, being awards in respect of their attendance at courses provided by any institution which—

(i)is in receipt of payments under section 100 of the Education Act 1944 or section 75 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1962 ; and

(ii)is designated by or under the regulations as a college providing long-term residential courses of full-time education for adults ;

and in the case of awards bestowed in accordance with paragraph (b) or (c) of this section, for authorising the Secretary of State to make such payments as are payable in pursuance of the awards.

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