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Education Act 1997

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30Functions of the Authority in relation to external vocational and academic qualifications

(1)The Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales shall have, in relation to Wales, such functions with respect to external qualifications as are for the time being conferred on the Authority by an order made by the Secretary of State under this subsection or by subsection (3).

(2)The functions with respect to external qualifications which may be conferred on the Authority by an order under subsection (1) are functions falling within paragraphs (a) to (g) of section 24(2), and the functions in question may be so conferred so as to be exercisable either—

(a)solely by the Authority, or

(b)by the Authority concurrently with the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

(3)The Authority shall have, in relation to Wales, the following functions with respect to external qualifications, namely—

(a)if designated by the Secretary of State for the purpose, to advise the Secretary of State on the exercise of his powers under section 37 (approval of external qualifications); and

(b)if designated by the Secretary of State for the purpose, to exercise any functions conferred on a designated body by regulations under that section.

(4)Where an order under subsection (1) is made so as to come into force at any time after the day on which that subsection comes into force, the order may include provisions—

(a)for the transfer of staff, and

(b)for the transfer of property, rights and liabilities held, enjoyed or incurred in connection with any function which, as a result of the order, is to be exercisable by the Authority (whether solely or concurrently).

(5)In this section “external qualification” has the same meaning as in section 24.

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