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Education (Schools) Act 1992

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18Interpretation

(1)In this Act—

  • “agreed syllabus” has the meaning given in section 114(1) of the [1944 c. 31.] Education Act 1944;

  • “appropriate authority”, in relation to any school, has the meaning given in paragraph 1 of Schedule 2;

  • “Chief Inspector” shall be read—

    (a)

    in relation to any school in England, as a reference to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England; and

    (b)

    in relation to any school in Wales, as a reference to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales;

  • “Chief Inspector for England” has the meaning given in section 1(1);

  • “Chief Inspector for Wales” has the meaning given in section 5(1);

  • “city technology college” and “city college for the technology of the arts” have the meanings given in section 105 of the [1988 c. 40.] Education Reform Act 1988;

  • “delegated budget” has the same meaning as in section 36 of the Education Reform Act 1988;

  • “denominational education” has the meaning given in section 13(2);

  • “inspection team” has the meaning given in paragraph 3(1) of Schedule 2;

  • “maintained school” means any county school, voluntary school, maintained special school, maintained nursery school or grant-maintained school;

  • “nursery school” has the meaning given in section 9(4) of the [1944 c. 31.] Education Act 1944;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State; and

  • “registered inspector” means a person registered under section 10(1) or (2).

(2)For the purposes of this Act any reference to a condition imposed under section 10(5)(c) includes a reference to a condition imposed under section 11(3).

(3)Any person authorised by this Act to inspect records—

(a)shall be entitled at any reasonable time to have access to, and inspect and check the operation of, any computer and any associated apparatus or material which is or has been in use in connection with the records in question; and

(b)may require—

(i)the person by whom or on whose behalf the computer is or has been so used; or

(ii)any person having charge of, or otherwise concerned with the operation of, the computer, apparatus or material,

to afford him such assistance as he may reasonably require.

(4)This Act and the [1944 c. 31.] Education Act 1944 shall be construed as one.

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