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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. Chapter I The Curriculum

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1. Duties with respect to the curriculum.

      2. Principal provisions

        1. 2. The National Curriculum.

        2. 3. Foundation subjects and key stages.

        3. 4. Duty to establish the National Curriculum by order.

        4. 5. Courses leading to external qualifications.

      3. Religious education

        1. 6. Collective worship.

        2. 7. Special provisions as to collective worship in county schools.

        3. 8. Religious education required in the basic curriculum: further provisions.

        4. 9. Exceptions, special arrangements and supplementary and consequential provisions.

      4. Duties with respect to certain requirements

        1. 10. Duties with respect to certain requirements.

      5. Standing advisory councils on religious education

        1. 11. Standing advisory councils on religious education.

        2. 12. Determination by advisory councils of the cases in which the requirement for Christian collective worship is not to apply.

        3. 12A. Power of Secretary of State to direct advisory council to revoke determination or discharge duty.

        4. 13. Advisory councils: supplementary provisions.

      6. Curriculum and Assessment Councils

        1. 14. Establishment of Councils.

        2. 15. Transfers of property and staff to Councils.

      7. Special cases

        1. 16. Development work and experiments.

        2. 17. Exceptions by regulations.

        3. 17A. Exemption from sex education.

        4. 18. Pupils with statements of special educational needs.

        5. 19. Temporary exceptions for individual pupils.

      8. Supplementary

        1. 20. Procedure for making certain orders: England.

        2. 21. Procedure for making certain orders: Wales.

        3. 22. Provision of information.

        4. 23. Complaints and enforcement.

        5. 24. Extension of certain provisions.

        6. 25. Interpretation of Chapter I.

    2. Chapter II Admission of Pupils to County and Voluntary Schools

      1. 26. Admissions to county and voluntary schools.

      2. 27.Standard numbers for admissions.

      3. 28.Procedure for reduction of standard number.

      4. 29. Special provisions in relation to admissions to primary schools.

      5. 30. Special arrangements in respect of admissions to aided or special agreement schools.

      6. 31. Consequential provisions.

      7. 32. Interpretation of Chapter II.

    3. Chapter III Finance and Staff

      1. Financing of schools maintained by local education authorities

        1. 33. Schemes for financing county and voluntary schools.

        2. 34. Preparation and imposition of schemes.

        3. 35. Revision of schemes.

        4. 36. Delegation to governing body of management of school’s budget share.

        5. 37. Withdrawal of delegation.

        6. 38. Schemes: determination of budget shares.

        7. 39. Schemes: provision for financial delegation.

        8. 40. Initial implementation of delegation requirements under schemes.

        9. 41. Extension of delegation requirement under schemes in the case of primary schools.

        10. 42. Publication of schemes and financial statements, etc.

        11. 42A. Certification of statements by Audit Commission.

        12. 43. Application of schemes to special schools.

      2. Financial delegation: appointment and dismissal of staff

        1. 44. Staff employed by the local education authority.

        2. 45. Staff at aided schools.

        3. 46. Staff: further provisions.

        4. 47. Community Schools.

      3. Miscellaneous and supplementary

        1. 48. New schools.

        2. 49. Required financial delegation apart from schemes.

        3. 50. Financial statements in respect of schools not covered by statements under section 42.

        4. 51. Interpretation of Chapter III and supplementary and consequential provisions.

    4. Chapter IV Grant-Maintained Schools

      1. Duty of Secretary of State to maintain certain schools

        1. 52. Duty of Secretary of State to maintain certain schools.

      2. Government, powers and conduct

        1. 53. Constitution of the governing body of a grant-maintained school.

        2. 54. Appointment of parent governors by the governing body.

        3. 55. Proceedings of the governing body and allowances to members.

        4. 56. Governors’ tenure of office.

        5. 57. Powers of the governing body.

        6. 58. Articles of government.

        7. 59. Instrument and articles of government: procedure.

      3. Procedure for acquisition of grant-maintained status

        1. 60. Initiation of procedure for acquisition of grant-maintained status.

        2. 61. Ballot of parents.

        3. 62. Proposals for acquisition of grant-maintained status.

        4. 63. Publication of proposals and notice with respect to proposals.

        5. 64. Constitution of the initial governing body of a grant-maintained school.

        6. 65. Terms of office of initial governors.

        7. 66. Determination of the initial governors.

        8. 67. Provisions supplementary to section 66.

        9. 68. Modification of proposed membership of initial governing body before incorporation.

        10. 69. Provisions supplementary to section 68.

        11. 70. Elections required for determining initial governors: supplementary provisions.

        12. 71. Eligible governors for the purposes of Chapter IV.

        13. 72. Inital government and conduct: further provisions

      4. Proposals under section 12 or 13 of the 1980 Act in respect of schools eligible for grant-maintained status

        1. 73. Proposals for alteration, etc., of schools eligible for grant-maintained status.

      5. Transfer of property and staff, etc.

        1. 74. Transfer of property, etc., to governing body of grant-maintained school.

        2. 75. Transfer of staff to grant-maintained school.

        3. 76. Effect of pending procedure for acquisition of grant-maintained status on property disposals.

        4. 77. Wrongful disposals and contracts.

        5. 78. Effect of pending procedure for acquisition of grant-maintained status on appointment, etc., of staff.

      6. Finance

        1. 79. Maintenance grants, special purpose grants and capital grants.

        2. 80. Grants: further provisions.

        3. 81. Recovery from local funds of sums in respect of maintenance grant.

        4. 82. Provisions consequential on section 81.

      7. Admissions

        1. 83. Admissions.

      8. Religious education

        1. 84. Religious education in former county schools.

        2. 85. Religious education in former controlled schools.

        3. 86. Religious education in former aided or special agreement schools.

        4. 87. Changes in religious education.

        5. 88. Religious education: supplementary.

      9. Control over alteration and change of site

        1. 89. Change of character or enlargement of grant-maintained school.

        2. 90. Approval of school premises on change of character or enlargement.

        3. 91. Change of site.

      10. Discontinuance of grant-maintained schools

        1. 92. Discontinuance by governing body.

        2. 93. Withdrawal of grant by Secretary of State.

      11. Winding up and disposal of property

        1. 94. Winding up.

        2. 95. Disposal of school property.

        3. 96. Surplus money and investments.

        4. 97. Discharge, transfer and termination of liabilities, etc.

        5. 98. Capital expenditure: former voluntary schools.

        6. 99. Capital expenditure: former county schools.

      12. Miscellaneous and supplementary

        1. 100. Provision of benefits and services for pupils by local education authorities.

        2. 101. Application of proceeds of disposal of premises.

        3. 102. Variation of trust deeds relating to grant-maintained schools, etc.

        4. 103. Publication of information and reports and returns by governing bodies of grant-maintained schools.

        5. 104. Interpretation of Chapter IV.

    5. Chapter V Miscellaneous

      1. City colleges

        1. 105. Agreements for establishment, etc., of city technology colleges and city colleges for the technology of the arts.

      2. Charges in maintained schools

        1. 106. Prohibition of charges, etc., in maintained schools.

        2. 107. Provision for cases where education is provided partly during and partly outside school hours.

        3. 108. Recovery of wasted examination fees.

        4. 109. Permitted charges.

        5. 110. Charges and remissions policies.

        6. 111. Charges for board and lodging at boarding schools.

      3. Miscellaneous

        1. 112. Extension of powers as to trusts for religious education.

        2. 113. Schemes under the Endowed Schools Acts.

        3. 114. Extension of power to require local education authority to defray expenses of establishing controlled school.

        4. 115. Power to determine times of school sessions, etc.

        5. 116. Provision for delegation of functions by governing bodies of county, voluntary and maintained special schools.

      4. Chapter V: general and supplementary provisions

        1. 117. Obligation to enter pupils for prescribed public examinations.

        2. 118. General and supplementary provisions relating to charges.

      5. Interpretation of Part I

        1. 119. Interpretation of Part I.

  3. Part II Higher and Further Education

    1. Chapter I Local Education Authority Functions with respect to Higher and Further Education

      1. 120.(1) A local education authority shall no longer be under...

    2. Chapter II Reorganisation of Provision and Funding of Higher Education

      1. The higher education corporations

        1. 121. Initial incorporation of higher education institutions maintained by local education authorities.

        2. 122A. Orders transferring further education corporations to higher education sector.

        3. 123. Provisions supplementary to sections 121 and 122.

        4. 124. Powers of a higher education corporation.

        5. 124A. Constitution and conduct of corporations.

        6. 124B.Accounts.

        7. 124C. Initial and transitional arrangements.

        8. 124D. Exercise of Powers by Privy Council.

        9. 125. Articles of government.

        10. 125A.Charitable status of a higher education corporation.

        11. 126. Transfer of property, etc., to higher education corporations.

        12. 127. Transfer of staff to higher education corporations.

        13. 128. Dissolution of higher education corporations.

      2. Designation of certain institutions for funding by the Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council, etc.

        1. 129. Designation of institutions.

        2. 129A. Government and conduct of designated institutions.

        3. 129B.Designated institutions conducted by companies.

        4. 130. Transfer of property, etc., to certain designated institutions.

      3. New arrangements for funding higher education

        1. 131. Universities Funding Council.

        2. 132. Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council.

        3. 133. Payments by Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council in respect of persons employed in the provision of higher or further education.

        4. 134. The Funding Councils: supplementary provisions.

      4. Supplementary

        1. 135. Inspection of accounts.

        2. 136. Transfer to Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council of property and staff of NAB.

        3. 137. Control of disposals of land.

        4. 138. Construction of references to land held for the purposes of an institution.

    3. Chapter III

      1. Further and higher education funding schemes

        1. 139. Schemes for financing locally funded further and higher education.

        2. 140. Preparation and imposition of further and higher education funding schemes.

        3. 141. Replacement and variation of further and higher education funding schemes.

        4. 142. Delegation to governing body of management of institution’s budget share.

        5. 143. Further and higher education funding schemes: determination of budget shares.

        6. 144. Further and higher education funding schemes: provision for financial delegation.

        7. 145. Initial implementation of further and higher education funding schemes.

        8. 146. Extension of further and higher education funding schemes.

        9. 147. Publication of further and higher education funding schemes and annual information as to their operation.

      2. Appointment and dismissal of staff during financial delegation

        1. 148. Delegation of powers as to appointment and dismissal of staff.

        2. 149. Costs of dismissal, premature retirement or voluntary severance.

      3. Withdrawal of delegated powers

        1. 150. Withdrawal of delegated powers for mismanagement, etc.

      4. Government and conduct of maintained further and higher education institutions

        1. 151. Instrument and articles of government required for maintained further and higher education institutions.

        2. 152. Provision required in instrument and articles of government.

      5. Government of designated assisted institutions

        1. 153. Government of designated assisted institutions.

      6. Miscellaneous and supplementary

        1. 154. New further and higher education institutions.

        2. 155. Interpretation of Chapter III and supplementary provisions.

    4. Chapter IV Miscellaneous and Supplementary

      1. [156. Government and conduct of certain further and higher education institutions.

      2. 157. Variation of trust deeds, etc.

      3. 158. Reports and returns to Secretary of State.

      4. 159. Information with respect to educational provision in institutions providing further or higher education.

      5. 160. Adjustments of block grant in respect of expenditure on advanced further education.

      6. 161.Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Education in Inner London

    1. Reorganisation of provision of education in inner London

      1. 162. Abolition of ILEA.

      2. 163. New local education authorities for areas in inner London.

      3. 164. Extension of functions of London Residuary Body.

    2. Disposal of functions and property of ILEA

      1. 165. Development plans for education.

      2. 166. Responsibility for schools.

      3. 167. Removal of certain governors.

      4. 168. Transfers of property, rights and liabilities.

      5. 169. Approval of management structure and senior appointments in initial period.

    3. Staff

      1. 170. Establishment and functions of staff commission.

      2. 171. Remuneration of employees.

      3. 172. Power to transfer staff.

      4. 173. Compensation for loss of employment or loss or diminution of emoluments.

      5. 174. Continuity of employment in certain cases of voluntary transfer.

      6. 175. Offers of employment by inner London councils.

    4. Functions of London Residuary Body

      1. 176. Provision of services and facilities by London Residuary Body.

      2. 177. Repayment by London Residuary Body of loans to ILEA.

      3. 178. Liability of London Residuary Body for redundancy and compensation payments.

      4. 179. Payment of pensions and pensions increase by London Residuary Body.

      5. 180. Custody of residuary property, etc.

      6. 181. Power of London Residuary Body to pay compensation.

      7. 182. Preparation of ILEA’s final accounts.

      8. 183. Directions of Secretary of State.

    5. Financial provisions and winding up of London Residuary Body

      1. 184. Preparatory expenditure of inner London councils.

      2. 185. London Residuary Body: financial provisions.

      3. 186. Transitional functions of London Residuary Body in respect of block grant.

      4. 187. Winding-up of London Residuary Body.

    6. Control of ILEA’s contracts and disposals

      1. 188. Control of contracts.

      2. 189. Control of disposals.

      3. 190. Wrongful contracts or disposals.

      4. 191. Penalties for contravention of section 188 or 189.

    7. Miscellaneous and supplementary

      1. 192. Charities.

      2. 193. Information and access to documents.

      3. 194. Concurrent employment.

      4. 195. Continuity of exercise of functions.

      5. 196. Interpretation of Part III.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. Establishment and functions of Education Assets Board

      1. 197. Education Assets Board.

      2. 198. Transfers under Parts I and II.

      3. 199. Loan liabilities excepted from transfer under Part II.

      4. 200. Grant-maintained schools: school property.

      5. 201. Wrongful disposals.

    2. Academic tenure

      1. 202. The University Commissioners.

      2. 203. Duty of Commissioners.

      3. 204. Powers of Commissioners.

      4. 205. Procedure for exercise of Commissioners’ powers.

      5. 206. Exclusion of visitor’s jurisdiction.

      6. 207. Power to make incidental, etc., provisions by Order in Council.

      7. 208. Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland.

    3. Grants

      1. 209. Grants in respect of mandatory awards.

      2. 210. Grants for the education of travellers and displaced persons.

      3. 211. Grants in respect of special provision for immigrants

      4. 212. Grants relating to aided or special agreement schools.

      5. 213. Grants: miscellaneous.

    4. Unrecognised degrees

      1. 214. Unrecognised degrees.

      2. 215. Unrecognised degrees: enforcement.

      3. 216. Identification of bodies granting or providing courses for recognised awards.

      4. 217. Unrecognised degrees: Northern Ireland and Channel Islands.

    5. Miscellaneous provisions

      1. 218. School and further and higher education regulations.

      2. 218A. Regulations under section 218(6): further provision.

      3. 219. Powers of the Secretary of State in relation to certain educational institutions.

      4. 220. Extension of functions of Audit Commission.

      5. 221. Avoidance of certain contractual terms.

      6. 222. Application of employment law during financial delegation.

      7. 223. Temporary exclusion of section 5 of Data Protection Act 1984 in relation to data transferred to new bodies.

      8. 224. Superannuation for staff of Further Education Unit.

      9. 225. Recoupment as between local education authorities.

      10. 226. Services for schools in other member States providing education for British children.

    6. Wales

      1. 227. Application to Wales.

      2. 228. Transfer of property to grant-aided institutions in Wales.

      3. 229. Power to make different provision for Wales in regulations under the 1944 and 1967 Acts.

    7. Supplementary

      1. 230. Stamp duty.

      2. 231. Power to make incidental, consequential, transitional and supplementary provisions.

      3. 232. Orders and regulations.

      4. 233. Expenses.

      5. 234. Meaning of “assisted" for the purposes of the 1944 Act and Acts construed as one with it.

      6. 235. General interpretation.

      7. 236. Commencement.

      8. 237. Amendments and repeals.

      9. 238. Citation, extent etc.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. The Education Act 1944 (c. 31)

        1. 1.The following section shall be substituted for section 26 of...

        2. 2.(1) In section 27 of that Act (special provisions as...

        3. 3.(1) In section 28 of that Act (special provisions as...

        4. 4.The word “education" shall be substituted for the word “instruction"—...

        5. 5.In section 77 of that Act (inspection of educational establishments)—...

        6. 6.In section 114(1) of that Act (interpretation) the word “education"...

        7. 7.(1) In Schedule 5 to that Act (procedure for preparing...

      2. The Child Care Act 1980 (c. 5)

        1. 8.In the Child Care Act 1980 the word “education" shall...

      3. The Education Act 1981 (c. 60)

        1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Status

        1. 2.The Authority shall not be regarded as a servant or...

      3. Powers

        1. 3.The Authority shall have power to do anything which is...

        2. 4.(1) The Authority shall also have power to furnish assistance,...

      4. Chief officer

        1. 5.(1) The Authority shall have a chief officer who shall...

      5. Qualifications of members and tenure of office

        1. 6.(1) A person shall hold and vacate office as a...

        2. 7.(1) If the Secretary of State is satisfied that a...

      6. Salaries, allowances and pensions for members

        1. 8.(1) The Authority— (a) shall pay the members of the...

      7. House of Commons disqualification

        1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. Staff

        1. 10.(1) The Authority may, with the approval of the Secretary...

      9. Finance

        1. 11.(1) The Secretary of State may make grants to the...

      10. Committees

        1. 12.(1) The Authority may establish a committee for any purpose....

      11. Delegation of functions

        1. 13.The Authority may authorise the chairman, the deputy chairman, the...

        2. 13A.(1) The chairman of the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority,...

      12. Proceedings

        1. 14.The validity of proceedings of the Authority shall not be...

        2. 15.The Authority shall have power to regulate its own procedure...

      13. Application of seal and proof of instruments

        1. 16.The application of the seal of the Authority shall be...

        2. 17.Any document purporting to be an instrument made or issued...

      14. Accounts

        1. 18.(1) It shall be the duty of the Authority—

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. Appointment of head teacher and deputy head teacher

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies in relation to any appointment to...

      2. Appointment of other teachers

        1. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, sub-paragraphs (4) to (11)...

      3. Appointments: advice of chief education officer and head teacher

        1. 3.(1) The chief education officer of the local education authority...

      4. Appointment of non-teaching staff

        1. 4.(1) Where the governing body of any school to which...

      5. The clerk to the governing body

        1. 5.(1) In the case of any vacancy in the office...

      6. Discipline

        1. 6.(1) The regulation of conduct and discipline in relation to...

      7. Suspension

        1. 7.(1) In the case of any school to which section...

      8. Dismissal, etc.

        1. 8.(1) Where the governing body of any school to which...

        2. 9.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, a local education authority...

      9. School meal staff

        1. 10.Nothing in paragraphs 4 and 6 to 9 above shall...

      10. Interpretation

        1. 11.(1) References in this Schedule to a vacancy in any...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. New county and voluntary schools: general

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies to any new school other than...

      2. Application of schemes in relation to new schools

        1. 2.(1) For the purposes of that Chapter, a new school...

      3. New special schools

        1. 3.(1) In sections 43 and 50 of this Act—

      4. Staff

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, section...

      5. Financial delegation and statements apart from schemes

        1. 5.Section 49 of this Act shall not apply in relation...

        2. 6.Section 50(9) of this Act shall not apply in relation...

      6. Supplementary

        1. 7.(1) Section 51(4) of this Act shall not apply in...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transition to Grant-Maintained Status

      1. Transition to grant-maintained status

        1. 1.(1) Where the Secretary of State approves proposals for acquisition...

        2. 2.The provision that may be made by an order under...

        3. 3.(1) The Secretary of State may make grants to the...

        4. 4.The duty of a local education authority to maintain a...

        5. 5.At any time on or after the date on which...

        6. 6.On and after the incorporation date in relation to a...

      2. Transition from initial governing body to regulation by instrument of government

        1. 7.A person who is a governor of any category (within...

        2. 8.Where the number of governors of any category for such...

      3. Proceedings and tenure of office

        1. 9.The proceedings of the governing body of such a school...

        2. 10.No provision of the instrument of government for such a...

        3. 11.In relation to a member of the initial governing body...

        4. 12.For the purposes of subsection (10) of section 56, a...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Courses of Higher Education

      1. 1.The descriptions of courses referred to in sections 120(1) and...

      2. 2.For the purposes of paragraph 1(g) above a professional examination...

      3. 3.For the purposes of paragraph 1(h) above a course is...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      The Higher Education Corporations

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.(1) A higher education corporation established under section 121 of...

      2. Initial constitution

        1. 2.(1) Paragraphs 3 and 4 below provide for the initial...

        2. 3.(1) A corporation shall consist of— (a) not less than...

        3. 4.(1) The initial nominee members of a corporation shall consist...

      3. Initial appointments

        1. 5.(1) The Secretary of State is the appointing authority for...

      4. Determination of membership numbers

        1. 6.(1) Following the appointment by the Secretary of State of...

      5. Subsequent appointments

        1. 7.(1) Appointments of members of a corporation at any time...

      6. General provisions with respect to qualifications of members and tenure of office

        1. 8.(1) A member of a corporation shall hold and vacate...

        2. 9.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a...

        3. 10.If at any time a corporation are satisfied that any...

      7. Allowances to members

        1. 11.A corporation shall have power to pay to the members...

      8. Election of chairman

        1. 12.(1) The members of a corporation shall elect a chairman...

      9. Committees

        1. 13.(1) A corporation may establish a committee for any purpose....

      10. Proceedings

        1. 14.The validity of any proceedings of a corporation or of...

        2. 15.In the event of an equality of votes at any...

      11. Application of seal and proof of instruments

        1. 16.The application of the seal of the corporation shall be...

        2. 17.Every document purporting to be an instrument made or issued...

      12. Accounts

        1. 18.(1) It shall be the duty of each corporation—

      13. Efficiency studies

        1. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. Schedule 7A

      Instruments of government made by Privy Council

      1. Name of corporation

        1. 1.The instrument shall empower the corporation to change their name...

      2. Membership

        1. 2.The instrument shall make provision for the membership of the...

        2. 3.(1) The corporation shall consist of— (a) not less than...

      3. Numbers

        1. 4.(1) The corporation shall make a determination with respect to...

      4. Appointments

        1. 5.(1) Subject to section 124C of this Act, no appointment...

      5. Tenure of office etc.

        1. 6.Subject to any other requirements of this Act, the instrument...

      6. Officers

        1. 7.The instrument shall provide for one or more officers to...

      7. Committees

        1. 8.The instrument may provide for the corporation to establish committees...

      8. Allowances

        1. 9.The instrument may provide for the corporation to pay allowances...

      9. Seal of corporation

        1. 10.The instrument shall provide for the authentication of the application...

      10. Interpretation

        1. 11.References in this Schedule, in relation to a corporation, to...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      The Funding Councils and the Assets Board

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.References below in this Schedule to the Corporation are references...

      2. Supplementary powers

        1. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the Corporation shall have...

      3. Chief officer

        1. 3.(1) One of the members of the Corporation shall be...

      4. Qualifications of members and tenure of office

        1. 4.(1) A person shall hold and vacate office as a...

        2. 5.If the Secretary of State is satisfied that a member...

      5. Salaries, allowances and pensions for members

        1. 6.(1) The Corporation— (a) shall pay to the members of...

      6. House of Commons disqualification

        1. 7.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      7. Staff

        1. 8.(1) The Corporation may appoint such employees as the Corporation...

      8. Committees

        1. 9.(1) The Corporation may establish a committee for any purpose....

      9. Scottish and Welsh Committees of Universities Funding Council

        1. 10.The Universities Funding Council shall establish committees under paragraph 9...

      10. Delegation of Functions

        1. 11.The Corporation may authorise the chairman, the chief officer or...

      11. Proceedings

        1. 12.Without prejudice to any other rights the Secretary of State...

        2. 13.The validity of any proceedings of the Corporation or of...

        3. 14.Subject to the preceding provisions of this Schedule, the Corporation...

      12. Application of seal and proof of instruments

        1. 15.The application of the seal of the Corporation shall be...

        2. 16.Every document purporting to be an instrument made or issued...

      13. Accounts

        1. 17.(1) It shall be the duty of the Corporation—

    10. SCHEDULE 9

      Determination of Full-time Equivalent Enrolment Numbers

      1. Full-time equivalent enrolment numbers

        1. 1.(1) The full-time equivalent enrolment number at any time of...

      2. Table for determining full-time equivalents for sandwich courses and part-time study

        1. 2.The following table applies for the purpose of determining the...

      3. Interpretation of paragraphs 1 and 2

        1. 3.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 1(1)(a) above a student...

      4. Amendment of paragraphs 1 to 3

        1. 4.The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraphs 1...

      5. Exclusion of non-EEC students

        1. 5.For the purpose of determining under those paragraphs the full-time...

    11. SCHEDULE 10

      Supplementary Provisions with respect to Transfers

      1. Division and apportionment of property etc.

        1. 1.(1) Any property, rights and liabilities of a transferor authority...

      2. Identification of property, rights and liabilities

        1. 2.(1) It shall be the duty of the transferor and...

      3. Resolution of disputes

        1. 3.(1) The Education Transfer Council shall notify the Secretary of...

      4. Right to production of documents of title

        1. 4.(1) Where a transfer to which this Schedule applies relates...

      5. Proof of title by certificate

        1. 5.The Education Transfer Council may issue a certificate stating that...

      6. Construction of agreements

        1. 6.(1) Where in the case of any transfer to which...

        2. 7.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 6 above,...

        3. 8.The provisions of paragraphs 6 and 7 above shall have...

      7. Third parties affected by vesting provisions

        1. 9.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraphs 6 to...

      8. Delivery of documents to transferee

        1. 10.When it appears to the Education Transfer Council, in the...

    12. SCHEDULE 11

      The University Commissioners

      1. Appointment

        1. 1.(1) The Secretary of State shall appoint five persons to...

      2. Tenure of office

        1. 2.(1) A person may at any time by notice in...

      3. Duration

        1. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the Commissioners’ duties and...

      4. Powers

        1. 4.The Commissioners shall have power to do anything which appears...

      5. Remuneration

        1. 5.The Secretary of State may pay the Commissioners such remuneration...

      6. Staff

        1. 6.(1) The Commissioners may appoint such employees as they think...

      7. Expenses

        1. 7.The expenses of the Commissioners shall be defrayed by the...

      8. Proceedings

        1. 8.(1) The Secretary of State shall appoint one of the...

    13. SCHEDULE 12

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Part I Amendments Relating to Grant-maintained Schools

        1. The Education Act 1944 (c. 31)

          1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          7. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 (c. 33)

          1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. The Charities Act 1960 (c. 58)

          1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. The Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (c. 39)

          1. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971 (c. 62)

          1. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. The Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

          1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. The Education (Work Experience) Act 1973 (c. 23)

          1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

          1. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. The Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

          1. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. The National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)

          1. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        11. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (c. 44)

          1. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        12. The Education Act 1980 (c. 20)

          1. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        13. The Education Act 1981 (c. 60)

          1. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        14. The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

          1. 29.(1) Section 40 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

        15. The Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

          1. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 32.In paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 5 to that Act (arrangements...

        16. The Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

          1. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        17. The Education (No. 2) Act 1986 (c. 61)

          1. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 36.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        18. The Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Act 1987 (c. 1)

          1. 38.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II Amendments Consequential on Abolition of ILEA

        1. 40.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. The Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

          1. 41.In section 70 of the Local Government Act 1972 (restriction...

          2. 42.In section 78(2) of that Act (electoral arrangements: supplementary), for...

          3. 43.In section 146A(1)(a) of that Act (miscellaneous powers of local...

          4. 44.In section 177(2) of that Act (allowances to members of...

          5. 45.In section 236(1) of that Act (byelaws), for the words...

          6. 46.In section 238 of that Act (evidence of byelaws), for...

          7. 47, 48.. . . . . . . . . ....

          8. 49.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. The Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

          1. 50.In section 35(4) of the Representation of the People Act...

          2. 51.In section 40(2) of that Act (timing as to local...

        4. The Health Service Joint Consultative Committees (Access to Information) Act 1986 (c. 24)

          1. 52.In section 1(1) of the Health Service Joint Consultative Committees...

        5. The Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)

          1. 53.(1) Section 7 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and...

      3. Part III Other Amendments

        1. The Education Act 1944 (c. 31)

          1. 54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 58.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 59.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. The Education Act 1946 (c. 50)

          1. 60.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948 (c. 40)

          1. 61.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. The Charities Act 1960 (c. 58)

          1. 63.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. The Factories Act 1961 (c. 34)

          1. 65.In section 97(7) of the Factories Act 1961 (facilities for...

        6. The Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (c. 36)

          1. 66.In Schedule 3 to the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (treatment...

        7. The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

          1. 67.In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (which...

        8. The Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (c. 39)

          1. 68.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. The Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c. 44)

          1. 69.(1) Section 8(2) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons...

          2. 70.. . . . . . . . . ....

        10. The Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

          1. 71.In paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 5 to the Local Government...

        11. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

          1. 72.In section 22 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (discrimination...

          2. 73.In section 24(2) of that Act (power to designate institutions)—...

          3. 74.In section 25(6)(c) of that Act (general duty in public...

          4. 75.In section 28 of that Act (exception for physical training),...

          5. 76.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 77.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        12. The Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

          1. 78.In section 17 of the Race Relations Act 1976 (discrimination...

          2. 79.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        13. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (c. 44)

          1. 80.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        14. The Education Act 1980 (c. 20)

          1. 81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 82.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        15. The Education Act 1981 (c. 60)

          1. 83.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 84.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 85.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        16. The Agricultural Training Board Act 1982 (c. 9)

          1. 86.(1) Section 4 of the Agricultural Training Board Act 1982...

        17. The Industrial Training Act 1982 (c. 10)

          1. 87.(1) Section 5 of the Industrial Training Act 1982 (functions...

          2. 88.In section 13(1) of that Act (proposals for exemption certificates)—...

          3. 89.In section 14 (exemption certificates), in subsection (1) for the...

        18. The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

          1. 90.In section 40(2) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

        19. The Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983 (c. 40)

          1. 91.(1) Section 1 of the Education (Fees and Awards) Act...

        20. The Further Education Act 1985 (c. 47)

          1. 92.(1) Section 1 of the Further Education Act 1985 (supply...

          2. 93.(1) Section 2 of that Act (powers of local authorities...

          3. 94.In section 3(8)(a) (financial and accounting provisions), for the word...

        21. The Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

          1. 95.In paragraph 10(4) of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act...

        22. The Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (c. 5)

          1. 96.In paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to the Agricultural Holdings...

        23. The Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)

          1. 97.(1) Section 5 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and...

          2. 98.In section 6(1) of that Act (review of dates when...

        24. The Education (No. 2) Act 1986 (c. 61)

          1. 99.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 100.(1) Section 43 of that Act (freedom of speech in...

          3. 101.(1) Section 49(3) of that Act (appraisal of performance of...

          4. 102.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 103.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 104.In section 61(1) of that Act (minimum age for governors...

          7. 105.In section 65(1) of that Act (interpretation) after the definition...

          8. 106.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        25. The Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)

          1. 107.In paragraph 5(4) of Schedule 1 to the Local Government...

    14. SCHEDULE 13

      Repeals

      1. Part I Repeals coming into force on abolition of ILEA

      2. Part II Other Repeals

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