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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

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36Interpretation of Part I

(1)In this Part of this Act and in Part I of Schedule 8 to this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “the 1989 Act” means the [1989 c. 39.] Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Act 1989;

  • “board of management” means a body corporate established in pursuance of section 3(2), 11(2), 13(2) or 14(3) of this Act, and references to “board” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “college of further education” means an educational establishment by which further education is provided;

  • “dispose” includes sell, transfer, grant, vary, create or extinguish any real right in, over or in respect of land; and “disposal” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “the first transfer date” has the meaning given by section 11 of this Act;

  • “further education” has the meaning given by section 1 of this Act;

  • “interest in land” means any estate in land or any right in or over land, including any right to occupy or to use land or to restrict the occupation or use of land; and

  • “land” includes, without prejudice to the meaning given to it by Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978, an interest in land within the meaning of this section.

(2)Any reference in this Part of this Act to a person who has a learning difficulty shall be construed in accordance with section 1(4) of this Act.

(3)Subject to subsection (1) above, expressions used in this Part of this Act and in the 1980 Act or the 1989 Act (or in both of those Acts) shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the same meaning in this Part of this Act as in that Act.

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