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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 117: Performance of Office’s functions

547.This section provides that the general purpose of the Office is to perform its functions to encourage: the improvement of activities within the Chief Inspector’s remit, the carrying on of those activities as user-focused activities, and the efficient and effective use of resources in the carrying out of those activities. In addition, in performing its functions, the Office is to have regard to the matters in subsection (2). These are intended, as far as is possible, to reflect the Government’s ten principles of public sector inspection. Subsections (4) to (6) contain definitions, including in subsection (6) an explanation of the activities that are within the Chief Inspector’s remit and in subsection (4) a definition of “relevant persons” interested in the activities within the Chief Inspector’s remit – namely persons who have an interest in those activities as persons for whom they are carried out, parents or employers.

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