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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

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6Further education to which section 1 applies

(1)A programme of learning falls within this section if it—

(a)prepares a person for a vocational qualification;

(b)prepares a person for—

(i)a Scottish Examination Board qualification; or

(ii)a General Certificate of Education qualification of England and Wales or Northern Ireland;

(c)provides instruction for persons who are participating in a programme of learning which falls within this section and who have a learning difficulty;

(d)prepares a person for access to higher education;

(e)is designed to assist persons whose first language is not English to achieve any level of competence in English language;

(f)is designed predominantly to prepare a person for participation in any programme of learning which falls within this section.

(2)The Secretary of State may by order, from time to time, amend subsection (1) above by adding or removing any entry relating to a programme of learning or by varying any such entry.

(3)An order shall not be made under subsection (2) above unless the Secretary of State has consulted—

(a)such persons or organisations appearing to him to be representative of boards of management and education authorities; and

(b)such other persons,

as appear to him to be appropriate as to the amendments proposed to be made by the order.

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