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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 118: Functions of the Chief Inspector

548.This section sets out the Chief Inspector’s general duty to keep the Secretary of State informed about the quality and standards, improvement, user-focus and efficiency and effectiveness of the activities within his remit. It also requires the Chief Inspector to provide information or advice on matters relating to those activities at the Secretary of State’s request (subsection (2)) and enables the Chief Inspector to give advice to the Secretary of State of his own volition (subsection (3)). Further functions may be assigned to the Chief Inspector by the Secretary of State (subsection (4).

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