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(1)No condition under section 24 or 28 applies in relation to any fees which are payable, in accordance with regulations under section 1 of the Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983 (c. 40) (fees at universities and further education establishments) by students other than those falling within any class of persons prescribed by such regulations for the purposes of subsection (1) or (2) of that section (persons connected with the United Kingdom, etc.).
(2)The power to prescribe descriptions of course by virtue of the definition of “qualifying course” in section 24(6) or 28(6) may not be exercised in such a way as to discriminate—
(a)in relation to courses of initial teacher training, between different courses on the basis of the subjects in which such training is given, and
(b)in relation to other courses, between different courses at the same or a comparable level on the basis of the areas of study or research to which they relate.
(3)Nothing in the 1992 Act or the 1994 Act, so far as it imposes any prohibition or other requirement in relation to the imposition of conditions by the Secretary of State, the Assembly, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales or the Teacher Training Agency applies to—
(a)any condition under section 23 imposed by the Secretary of State,
(b)any condition under section 27 imposed by the Assembly, or
(c)any condition under section 24 or 28 imposed by either of those Councils or that Agency.
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