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Higher Education Act 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Research in Arts and Humanities

    1. 1.Arts and Humanities Research Council

    2. 2.Transfer to Council of property etc of Arts and Humanities Research Board

    3. 3.Expenses of Council

    4. 4.Returns, reports etc. by Council to Secretary of State

    5. 5.Pensions

    6. 6.Accounts and records of Council

    7. 7.Northern Ireland: reserved matters

    8. 8.Activities outside United Kingdom

    9. 9.Charter of Council

    10. 10.Research in arts and humanities

  3. Part 2 Review of student complaints

    1. 11.Qualifying institutions

    2. 12.Qualifying complaints

    3. 13.Designation of operator of student complaints scheme

    4. 14.Duties of designated operator

    5. 15.Duties of qualifying institutions

    6. 16.Termination of designation

    7. 17.Privilege in relation to law of defamation

    8. 18.Provision where designation of operator to cease

    9. 19.Extension of time for bringing discrimination proceedings

    10. 20.Exclusion of visitor’s jurisdiction in relation to student complaints

    11. 21.Interpretation of Part 2

  4. Part 3 Student fees and fair access

    1. Introductory

      1. 22.Meaning of “plan” etc.

    2. Imposition of conditions as to fees

      1. 23.Duty of Secretary of State to impose condition as to student fees, etc.

      2. 24.Condition to be imposed by English funding bodies

      3. 25.Transitional cases in which condition must not allow fees to exceed basic amount

      4. 26.Regulations under section 24(6) relating to basic or higher amount

      5. 27.Power of National Assembly for Wales to impose conditions as to student fees, etc.

      6. 28.Condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

      7. 29.Sections 23 to 28: supplementary provisions

    3. Plans authorising fees of more than basic amount

      1. 30.Meaning of “the relevant authority”

      2. 31.Director of Fair Access to Higher Education

      3. 32.General duties of relevant authority

      4. 33.Contents of plans

      5. 34.Approval of plans

      6. 35.Duration of plans

      7. 36.Variation of plans

      8. 37.Enforcement of plans: England

      9. 38.Enforcement of plans: Wales

      10. 39.Review of decisions made by relevant authority

    4. Supplementary

      1. 40.Provision of information

      2. 41.Interpretation of Part 3

  5. Part 4 Student support

    1. 42.Effect of bankruptcy

    2. 43.Other amendments of section 22 of Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998

    3. 44.Transfer of certain functions to National Assembly for Wales

    4. 45.Supply of information held by student support authority

  6. Part 5 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Staff disputes: jurisdiction of visitor

      1. 46.Exclusion of visitor’s jurisdiction in relation to staff disputes

    2. General

      1. 47.Orders and regulations

      2. 48.General interpretation

      3. 49.Consequential amendments

      4. 50.Repeals

      5. 51.Financial provisions

      6. 52.Commencement

      7. 53.Extent

      8. 54.Short title, etc.

    1. Schedule 1

      Conditions to be met by operator of student complaints scheme

    2. Schedule 2

      Conditions to be met by student complaints scheme

    3. Schedule 3

      Duties of designated operator of student complaints scheme

    4. Schedule 4

      Termination of designation of operator of student complaints scheme

      1. Part 1 Circumstances in which designation terminated

      2. Part 2 Agreement made or notice given under Part 1: supplementary provision

    5. Schedule 5

      The Director of Fair Access to Higher Education: supplementary provisions

    6. Schedule 6

      Consequential amendments

    7. Schedule 7

      Repeals

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