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Education Reform Act 1988

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161Interpretation of Part II

(1)In this Part of this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

(a)references to courses of advanced further education shall be read in accordance with section 121(4);

(b)references to the further or higher education functions of a local education authority are references to the functions of the authority under either or both of the following—

(i)section 41 of the 1944 Act (provision of facilities for further education); and

(ii)section 120(3) and (4) of this Act (provision of facilities for higher education);

(c)references to a designated assisted institution dependent on assistance from a local education authority shall be read in accordance with section 139(7); and

(d)“governing body” includes, in relation to any institution, a board of governors of the institution or any persons responsible for the management of the institution (but not formally constituted as such a body or board).

(2)References in this Part of this Act to the total full-time equivalent enrolment number of any institution at any time are references to the aggregate of its full-time equivalent enrolment numbers at that time for courses of all descriptions then offered by that institution.

(3)For the purposes of this Part of this Act the full-time equivalent enrolment number at any time of any institution for courses of any description shall be determined in accordance with Schedule 9 to this Act.

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