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Education Act 2005

Section 1: Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Schools in England

22.This section re-enacts section 1 of and Schedule 1 to SIA 1996 (which is repealed by section 60) without any changes. It establishes the office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools (subsequently referred to as the Chief Inspector) as a Crown appointment, and provides for HMI to be members of the Chief Inspector’s staff. It also sets out the terms of his appointment as being one of no more than five years in any one term, though a previous post-holder is not barred from reappointment.

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