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Higher Education Act 2004

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4.Part 1 of the Act extends to England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Provisions on information sharing apply to students in England and Wales, and student support authorities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Provisions on the effect of bankruptcy extend to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Provision to amend section 22(3) of the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998 extends to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The remainder of the Act extends to England and Wales only.

5.Annex A provides further detail on the provisions that affect the powers of the National Assembly for Wales.

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