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Further and Higher Education Act 1992

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79Duty to give information to the funding councils

Each of the following shall give a council such information as they may require for the purposes of the exercise of any of their functions under the Education Acts—

(a)a local education authority,

(b)the governing body of any institution within the higher education sector, and

(c)the governing body of any institution at which prescribed courses of higher education are currently or have at any time been provided.

80Dissolution of Council for National Academic Awards

(1)The Secretary of State may by order provide—

(a)for the dissolution of the Council for National Academic Awards, and

(b)for all property, rights and liabilities to which the Council is entitled or subject immediately before the order comes into force to become property, rights and liabilities of such person as may be specified in the order.

(2)If the order so provides the person so specified shall discharge any duty relating to accounts and records under the statutes of the Council for National Academic Awards in respect of any period ending before the dissolution of the council which would have fallen to be discharged by the council after the dissolution or fell to be so discharged before the dissolution but has not been discharged.

81Directions

(1)In exercising their functions under this Part of this Act, each council shall comply with any directions under this section, and such directions shall be contained in an order made by the Secretary of State.

(2)The Secretary of State may give general directions to a council about the exercise of their functions.

(3)If it appears to the Secretary of State that the financial affairs of any institution within the higher education sector have been or are being mismanaged he may, after consulting the council and the institution, give such directions to the council about the provision of financial support in respect of the activities carried on by the institution as he considers are necessary or expedient by reason of the mismanagement.

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