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[F152The governing body of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a maintained school, as defined by section 20(7) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, or

(b)a maintained nursery school, as defined by section 22(9) of that Act.]

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F1Sch. 1 para. 52 substituted (1.9.2003 except in relation to W. and otherwise 31.10.2005) by Education Act 2002 (c. 32), ss. 215(1), 216, Sch. 21 para. 127 (with ss. 210(8), 214(4)); S.I. 2003/1667, art. 4; S.I. 2005/2910, art. 4, Sch.

[F252A(1)The proprietor of an Academy, in respect of information held for the purposes of the proprietor's functions under Academy arrangements.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)—

  • Academy arrangements” has the meaning given by section 1 of the Academies Act 2010;

  • proprietor” has the meaning given by section 579(1) of the Education Act 1996.]

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F2Sch. 1 para. 52A inserted (1.9.2010 for certain purposes and 1.1.2011 otherwise) by Academies Act 2010 (c. 32), ss. 14, 19(2), Sch. 2 para. 10; S.I. 2010/1937, arts. 3, 4, Schs. 2, 3 (with transitional provisions in arts. 5, 6)

53(1)The governing body of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)an institution within the further education sector,

(b)a university receiving financial support under section 65 of the M1Further and Higher Education Act 1992,

(c)an institution conducted by a higher education corporation,

(d)a designated institution for the purposes of Part II of the M2Further and Higher Education Act 1992 as defined by section 72(3) of that Act, or

(e)any college, school, hall or other institution of a university which falls within paragraph (b).

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)governing body” is to be interpreted in accordance with subsection (1) of section 90 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 but without regard to subsection (2) of that section,

(b)in paragraph (a), the reference to an institution within the further education sector is to be construed in accordance with section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992,

(c)in paragraph (c), “higher education corporation” has the meaning given by section 90(1) of that Act, and

(d)in paragraph (e) “college” includes any institution in the nature of a college.

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