21(1)Section 145B of the Government of Wales Act 1998 (studies at request of educational bodies) is amended as follows.E+W
(2)In the Table in subsection (1) for the entry relating to the governing body of an institution in Wales receiving financial support under Part 1 of the Education Act 1994 substitute—
|“The governing body of an institution in Wales receiving financial support under section 86 of the Education Act 2005 from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.||The governing body or the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales|
|A training provider (within the meaning of Part 3 of the Education Act 2005) receiving financial support under section 78 of that Act from the Training and Development Agency for Schools, except where that financial support is wholly derived from grants made to the Agency by the Secretary of State.||The training provider or the Training and Development Agency for Schools.”|
(3)After subsection (1) insert—
“(1A)The Auditor General for Wales may, if requested to do so by the Training and Development Agency for Schools, undertake studies designed to enable him to make recommendations for improving economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the discharge by the Agency of their functions relating to Wales.”
(4)In subsection (2), for “Subsection (1) does” substitute “ Subsections (1) and (1A) do ”.
(5)In subsection (3), after “(1)” insert “ or (1A) ”.