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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 113: Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills

535.This section establishes the office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (subsection (1)) and abolishes the office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England (subsection (8)). The Chief Inspector is appointed to office by Her Majesty by Order in Council, though the person in post as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England at the time the section comes into force will be the first Chief Inspector (subsection (9)). The Chief Inspector’s terms of appointment are determined by the Secretary of State (subsection (5)). A term of office may be no more than five years, though a previous post-holder is not barred from reappointment (subsections (6) and (7)). Subsection (6)(c) sets out grounds on which the Chief Inspector may be removed from office.

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