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Education (Schools) Act 1992

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10Registration of inspectors

(1)No person shall conduct an inspection of any school in England under section 9(1) unless he is registered as an inspector in a register kept by the Chief Inspector for England for the purposes of this Act.

(2)No person shall conduct an inspection of any school in Wales under section 9(2) unless he is registered as an inspector in a register kept by the Chief Inspector for Wales for the purposes of this Act.

(3)The Chief Inspector shall not register a person under this section unless, having regard to any conditions that he proposes to impose under subsection (5)(c), it appears to him that that person—

(a)is a fit and proper person for discharging the functions of a registered inspector; and

(b)will be capable of conducting inspections under this Act competently and effectively.

(4)An application for registration under this section—

(a)shall be made in such manner, and be accompanied by such particulars, as the Chief Inspector may direct; and

(b)shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

(5)On an application duly made under this section the Chief Inspector may—

(a)register the applicant;

(b)refuse to register him; or

(c)register him subject to such conditions as the Chief Inspector considers it appropriate to impose.

(6)Conditions imposed under subsection (5)(c) may be conditions applying generally in relation to all cases, or particular classes of case, or such conditions together with specific conditions applying in the particular case.

(7)Where a person is registered subject to conditions imposed under subsection (5)(c), he shall be taken to be authorised to act as a registered inspector only so far as those conditions permit.

(8)The period for which any registration is to have effect shall be determined by the Chief Inspector and shall be entered in the register kept by him.

(9)Nothing in subsection (8) is to be taken as preventing a registered inspector from applying for a fresh registration to take effect immediately on the expiry of his current registration.

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