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Education (Schools) Act 1992

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1Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Schools in England

(1)Her Majesty may by Order in Council appoint a person to the office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England (“the Chief Inspector for England”).

(2)Her Majesty may by Order in Council appoint persons as Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools in England.

(3)Any person appointed as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools in England shall serve, in accordance with the terms and conditions on which he is appointed, as a member of the staff of the Chief Inspector for England.

(4)The Chief Inspector for England shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of his appointment, but—

(a)shall not be appointed for a term of more than five years;

(b)may at any time resign by giving written notice to the Secretary of State;

(c)may be removed from office by Her Majesty on the ground of incapacity or misconduct.

(5)The previous appointment of a person as Chief Inspector for England shall not affect his eligibility for re-appointment.

(6)Schedule 1 makes further provision with respect to the Chief Inspector for England and his staff.

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