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Education (Schools) Act 1992

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Sections 1(6) and 5(6).

SCHEDULE 1Her Majesty’s Chief Inspectors

The Chief Inspectors' other staff

1The Chief Inspector may, with the approval of the Treasury as to numbers and terms and conditions of service, appoint such staff, in addition to Inspectors who are members of his staff by virtue of section 1(3) or (as the case may be) 5(3), as he thinks fit.

Additional inspectors

2(1)The Chief Inspector may arrange for such persons as he thinks fit to assist him in the discharge of any of his functions in relation to a particular case or class of case.

(2)Any person assisting the Chief Inspector under any such arrangements shall be known as an additional inspector.

(3)Any arrangements which provide for assistance by persons who are not members of the Chief Inspector’s staff shall be made on terms agreed by him with the Treasury.

(4)An additional inspector acting within the authority conferred on him by the Chief Inspector shall have all the powers of an Inspector.

Remuneration, pensions etc.

3(1)There shall be paid to the Chief Inspector such remuneration, and such travelling and other allowances, as the Secretary of State may determine.

(2)In the case of any such Chief Inspector as may be determined by the Secretary of State, there shall be paid such pension, allowance or gratuity to or in respect of him, or such contributions or payments towards provision for such a pension, allowance or gratuity, as may be so determined.

(3)If, when any person ceases to hold office as Chief Inspector, the Secretary of State determines that there are special circumstances which make it right that he should receive compensation, there may be paid to him such sum by way of compensation as may be determined by the Secretary of State.

(4)The approval of the Treasury shall be required for the making of a determination under this paragraph.

(5)Any determination made under this paragraph with respect to one Chief Inspector may be different to any corresponding determination made with respect to the other Chief Inspector.

Expenses of the Chief Inspector and his staff

4There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)the remuneration of, and any travelling or other allowances payable under this Act to, the Chief Inspector and any staff of his;

(b)any sums payable under this Act to or in respect of the Chief Inspector; and

(c)any expenses duly incurred by the Chief Inspector or by any of his staff in consequence of the provisions of this Act.

Official seal

5The Chief Inspector shall have an official seal for the authentication of documents required for the purposes of his functions.

Performance of functions

6(1)Anything authorised or required by or under this Act or any other enactment to be done by the Chief Inspector for England may be done by—

(a)any of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools in England,

(b)any other member of his staff, or

(c)any additional inspector,

who is authorised generally or specially in that behalf by the Chief Inspector for England.

(2)Anything authorised or required by or under this Act or any other enactment to be done by the Chief Inspector for Wales may be done by—

(a)any of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools in Wales,

(b)any other member of his staff, or

(c)any additional inspector,

who is authorised generally or specially in that behalf by the Chief Inspector for Wales.

Documentary evidence

7The [1868 c. 37.] Documentary Evidence Act 1868 shall have effect, in relation to the Chief Inspector for England and in relation to the Chief Inspector for Wales, as if—

(a)he were included in the first column of the Schedule to that Act;

(b)he and any person authorised to act on his behalf were mentioned in the second column of that Schedule, and

(c)the regulations referred to in that Act included any document issued by him or by any such person.

The Parliamentary Commissioner

8In the [1967 c. 13.] Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, in Schedule 2 (departments and authorities subject to investigation), the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places— Office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England.

Disqualification

9(1)In Part III of Schedule 1 to the [1975 c. 24.] House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (disqualifying offices) the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places— Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England.

(2)The same entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places in Part III of Schedule 1 to the [1975 c. 25.] Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975.

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