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Education and Inspections Act 2006

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SCHEDULE 14Minor and consequential amendments relating to Part 8

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Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

1In Part 2 of the Table in paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records) omit the entry relating to the Adult Learning Inspectorate.

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

2In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc. subject to investigation)—

(a)omit the entries relating to the Adult Learning Inspectorate and the Office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England, and

(b)at the appropriate place insert—

Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

3In Schedule 1 to the Superannuation Act 1972 (kinds of employment etc. referred to in section 1)—

(a)omit the entry relating to the Adult Learning Inspectorate, and

(b)for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50)

4In section 10B(1) of the Employment and Training Act 1973 (inspection)—

(a)for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”,

(b)omit paragraphs (a) and (b), and

(c)in paragraph (c) for “those services” substitute “services in England in pursuance of section 8 or 9”.

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

5(1)Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (offices disqualifying for membership) is amended as follows.

(2)In Part 2 (bodies of which all members are disqualified) insert at the appropriate place—

The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

(3)In Part 3 (other disqualifying offices) omit the entries relating to any member of the Adult Learning Inspectorate and to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England.

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

6(1)Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (offices disqualifying for membership) is amended as follows.

(2)In Part 2 (bodies of which all members are disqualified) insert at the appropriate place—

The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

(3)In Part 3 (other disqualifying offices) omit the entry relating to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England.

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

7In Part 2 of Schedule 1A to the Race Relations Act 1976 (bodies and other persons subject to general statutory duty) omit the entry relating to the Adult Learning Inspectorate.

Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

8In section 226(2)(b) (services for schools in other member States providing education for British children) for “by, or under the direction of, one or more of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools for England” substitute “by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

9The Children Act 1989 has effect subject to the following amendments.

10Omit section 26ZA (representations: further consideration).

11In section 26A(2A) (advocacy services) omit “26ZA or”.

12In section 65(6)(a) (persons disqualified from carrying on, or being employed in, children’s homes) for “the Commission for Social Care Inspection” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

13In section 79B(1) (other definitions etc.) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

14In section 79N (general functions of Chief Inspector) omit subsections (1) to (3) and (6).

15In section 79R (reports of inspections) omit subsection (4).

16(1)Section 87 (welfare of children in boarding schools and colleges) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4)—

(a)for “the Commission are” substitute “the Chief Inspector for England is”, and

(b)for “college, they shall” substitute “college in England, he shall”.

(3)In subsection (4A), after “school or college” insert “in Wales”.

(4)In subsections (9A) to (9C)—

(a)for “the Commission”, wherever occurring, substitute “the Chief Inspector for England”, and

(b)for “it must” substitute “that authority must”.

(5)In subsection (10)—

(a)in the definition of “appropriate authority”, for “the Commission for Social Care Inspection” substitute “the Chief Inspector for England”,

(b)at the appropriate place insert—

“the Chief Inspector for England” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills;, and

(c)omit the definition of “the Commission”.

17In Schedule 2 (local authority support for children and families) in paragraph 20(1)(a) for “and the Commission for Social Care Inspection” substitute “and (in the case of a local authority in England) Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13)

18In section 57(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (intervention)—

(a)for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills;, and

(b)omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

Education Act 1994 (c. 30)

19(1)Section 18B (inspection of teacher training) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)If requested to do so by the Secretary of State, the Chief Inspector must inspect and report on such one or more relevant training providers in England as may be specified in the Secretary of State’s request.

(4)In subsection (3) omit paragraph (a).

(5)In subsection (4) omit the words from “and subsections (2) to (4)” onwards.

(6)In subsection (10) for “paragraph 5(1) or (2) of Schedule 1 to the 2005 Act” substitute “paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 12 to the Education and Inspections Act 2006”.

(7)In subsection (11) for the words from “sections” onwards substitute “paragraph 9(1) of that Schedule.”

Education Act 1997 (c. 44)

20The Education Act 1997 has effect subject to the following amendments.

21In section 26(2) (supplementary provisions relating to discharge by Authority of their functions) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

22(1)Section 38 (inspection of LEAs) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit subsection (2) (inspection of LEAs in England).

(3)In subsection (5) (persons conducting inspections)—

(a)in paragraph (a) omit “England or (as the case may require)”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) omit “paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Education Act 2005 or (as the case requires)” and for “that Act” substitute “the Education Act 2005”.

(4)In subsection (7) (definitions)—

(a)for “41” substitute “41A”, and

(b)omit paragraph (a).

23In section 39(4) (reports of inspections under s. 38 etc.)—

(a)omit the words from “section 11(2)” to “Wales,”,

(b)for “that Act” substitute “the Education Act 2005”, and

(c)omit “section 11(2) or, as the case may be,”.

24Omit section 41 (inspections involving collaboration of Audit Commission).

25In Schedule 4 (the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority), in paragraph 15(1)(d) and (2) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Audit Commission Act 1998 (c. 18)

26The Audit Commission Act 1998 has effect subject to the following amendments.

27In section 33(6) (consultation before studies for improving economy etc. in services) after paragraph (ca) insert—

(cb)in the case of a study which has a connection with anything which may be inspected under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006, also consult Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills;.

28In section 34(6) (consultation before studies as to impact of statutory provisions etc.) after paragraph (b) insert—

(bza)in the case of a study which has a connection with anything which may be inspected under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills;.

29(1)Section 37 (assistance to CHAI and CSCI) is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (2) add—

(3)The Audit Commission may provide assistance to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills in the discharge of any of his functions under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

(4)Assistance under subsection (3) may be provided on such terms, including terms as to payment, as the Audit Commission and the Chief Inspector may agree.

30In section 49(1) (restriction on disclosure of information) after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills for the purposes of his functions under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006;.

31In Schedule 1 (the Audit Commission) omit paragraph 8(2)(e).

Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

32In section 31(6) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (personal data exempt from subject information provisions) omit “, 26ZA”.

School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31)

33SSFA 1998 has effect subject to the following amendments.

34In section 139(2)(b) (payments into Consolidated Fund) omit “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England, or”.

35(1)Schedule 26 (inspection of nursery education) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 2(1)(a) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

(3)In paragraph 13A omit sub-paragraph (4).

(4)In paragraph 14 omit sub-paragraph (1).

Protection of Children Act 1999 (c. 14)

36In section 2A(2) of the Protection of Children Act 1999 (persons who may refer individuals for inclusion in list of those unsuitable to work with children) for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27)

37In section 25(2) of the Local Government Act 1999 (coordination of inspections, &c) for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills;.

Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

38The Care Standards Act 2000 has effect subject to the following amendments.

39In section 5(1) (registration authorities) for paragraph (a)(ii) substitute—

(ii)the CSCI, in the case of care homes, domiciliary care agencies and nurses agencies;

(iii)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (referred to in this Act as “the CIECSS”), in the case of children’s homes, residential family centres, fostering agencies, voluntary adoption agencies and adoption support agencies;.

40(1)Section 8 (general functions of the Assembly) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)The Assembly shall have such additional functions in relation to Part II services provided in Wales as may be specified in regulations made by the Assembly.

(3A)But the only functions which may be so specified in relation to a particular Part II service are functions which—

(a)by virtue of section 5A(7) are exercisable by the CHAI;

(b)by virtue of section 5B(7) are exercisable by the CSCI; or

(c)by virtue of section 118(4) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 are exercisable by the CIECSS,

in relation to the corresponding Part II service provided in England.

(3)In the subsection (6) inserted by section 109 of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43) for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)any other functions exercisable by the Assembly corresponding to functions exercisable—

(i)by the CSCI in relation to England; or

(ii)by the CIECSS under section 147 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

(4)The subsection (6) inserted by paragraph 18(3) of Schedule 9 to the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43) is renumbered as subsection (7).

41In section 10(6) (inquiries relating to exercise of functions by Assembly) for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)any other functions exercisable by the Assembly corresponding to functions exercisable—

(i)by the CHAI, the CSCI or the CIECSS under this Act in relation to England; or

(ii)by the CIECSS under section 147 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

42In section 11(4) (keeping of registers) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

43In section 12(2) (applications for registration) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

44In section 15(3)(a) (fees for applications by registered persons) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

45In section 16(3)(a) (annual fee payable by persons registered under Part 2) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

46In section 22(7)(i)(i) (fees in respect of notifications) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

47In section 29(1)(a) (proceedings for offences) for “or the CSCI” (in the first place) substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

48In section 31(7) (requirement to arrange for inspection of premises) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

49In section 36A (voluntary adoption agencies: distribution of functions) for “the CSCI” (in each place) substitute “the CIECSS”.

50In section 42(5) (power to extend application of Part 2) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

51Omit section 45(4) (inspection of premises used in discharge of adoption and fostering functions).

52In section 55(3)(e) (persons who may be treated as social care workers)—

(a)after “the CSCI” insert “, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills”,

(b)for “or section 88” substitute “, section 88”, and

(c)after “Act 2003” insert “or section 139 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006”.

53(1)Section 113A (fees payable under Part 2) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “and the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI and the CIECSS”, and

(b)after “to it” insert “or him”.

(3)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)Before making any provision under subsection (1), the CHAI, the CSCI or the CIECSS must consult such bodies as appear to it or him to be representative of the persons liable to pay the fee.

(4)In subsection (5) for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”.

(5)In subsection (6)—

(a)for “or the CSCI” substitute “, the CSCI or the CIECSS”, and

(b)after “body” insert “or person”.

54In section 121(13) (interpretation), at the appropriate place in the Table insert—

the CIECSSSection 5.

Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21)

55The Learning and Skills Act 2000 has effect subject to the following amendments.

56Omit sections 52 to 72 (inspections in England).

57(1)Section 82 (inspections of education and training provided under 1973 Act arrangements) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) for “the Adult Learning Inspectorate” substitute “the Chief Inspector for England”.

(3)In subsection (4) for the words from “the Adult Learning Inspectorate” onwards substitute “the Chief Inspector for England must be given to that Chief Inspector.”

(4)In subsection (5) for “The Adult Learning Inspectorate” substitute “The Chief Inspector for England” and for “it” substitute “he”.

(5)After subsection (6) add—

(7)In this section “the Chief Inspector for England” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

58Omit—

(a)section 90 (preliminary transfers: FEFC for England), and

(b)section 92(4)(b) and (c) (transfers: England).

59In section 94(2) (stamp duty) for “section 90 or 92” substitute “section 92”.

60In section 95(1)(b) (contracts of employment) for “section 90 or 92” substitute “section 92”.

61In section 113A(1)(a) (restructuring of sixth-form education) for “section 65” substitute “section 128 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006”.

62In section 118(1) (inspection)—

(a)for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”,

(b)omit paragraphs (a) and (b), and

(c)in paragraph (c) for “those services” substitute “services in pursuance of section 114(1)”.

63In section 150(4)(a) (Wales) omit “90,”.

64Omit section 151(2) (transitional provisions).

65Omit Schedule 6 (the Adult Learning Inspectorate).

66(1)Schedule 7 (sixth forms requiring significant improvement) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 3(1) for “section 65 or 83” substitute “section 128 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 or section 83 of this Act”.

(3)In paragraph 5(1) for “section 65 or 83” substitute “, section 128 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 or section 83”.

(4)In paragraph 10(1) for “section 65 or 83” substitute “section 128 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 or section 83 of this Act”.

(5)In paragraph 12(1) for “section 65 or 83” substitute “, section 128 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 or section 83”.

67Omit Part 3 of Schedule 10 (transitional provisions).

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23)

68In Part 2 of Schedule 1 (relevant authorities for purposes only of section 28) for paragraph 27B and the cross-heading preceding it substitute—

HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills

27BHer Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

69(1)Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public authorities) is amended as follows.

(2)In Part 1—

(a)at the end of paragraph 1 insert “other than the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills”, and

(b)after that paragraph insert—

1AThe Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, in respect of information held for purposes other than those of the functions exercisable by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills by virtue of section 5(1)(a)(iii) of the Care Standards Act 2000.

(3)In Part 6 omit the entry relating to the Adult Learning Inspectorate.

Education Act 2002 (c. 32)

70EA 2002 has effect subject to the following amendments.

71In section 1(3) (purpose and interpretation of Chapter 1) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

72In section 151 (childcare functions of HM Chief Inspector and National Assembly for Wales) in subsections (1) and (2) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

73(1)Section 162A (power to inspect registered schools in England) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit subsection (4).

(3)In subsection (5) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

74In section 162B (inspections under section 162A: supplementary) omit subsection (8).

75In section 171 (interpretation of Chapter 1), in the definition of “Chief Inspector”, for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38)

76In section 99 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (proceedings for offences) for “the Commission for Social Care Inspection” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

Courts Act 2003 (c. 39)

77The Courts Act 2003 has effect subject to the following amendments.

78In section 58 (inspectors of court administration etc.) omit subsection (6).

79(1)Section 59 (functions of inspectors) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)discharge any other particular functions which may be specified in connection with the courts listed in subsection (2) in a direction given by the Lord Chancellor.

(3)In subsection (4) for the words from “subsection (1)(c)(i)” to “subsection (1)(c)(ii),” substitute “subsection (1)(b),”.

80In section 60 (functions of Chief Inspector) for subsection (4) substitute—

(4)The Chief Inspector must report to the Lord Chancellor on any matter which the Lord Chancellor refers to him and which is connected with the courts listed in section 59(2).

81In section 61 (rights of entry and inspection) for subsections (1) and (2) substitute—

(1)An inspector exercising functions under section 59 may enter any place of work occupied by persons provided under a contract made by the Lord Chancellor by virtue of section 2(4).

(2)An inspector exercising functions under section 59 may inspect and take copies of any records kept by persons provided under such a contract which he considers relevant to the discharge of his functions.

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43)

82The Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 has effect subject to the following amendments.

83In section 76(2) (matters to which the CSCI is to have particular regard in the exercise of certain functions)—

(a)in paragraph (d) at the end insert “and”, and

(b)omit paragraphs (f) and (g).

84Omit section 77(3) (advice as to standards prepared and published under section 23 of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)).

85(1)Section 79 (annual reviews) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)After conducting a review under subsection (1) in respect of a local authority the CSCI must award a performance rating to that authority in respect of all the English local authority social services provided by, or pursuant to arrangements made by, that authority.

(3)Omit subsection (7).

86Omit section 80(5) (duty to take into account standards prepared and published under section 23 of the Care Standards Act 2000).

87In section 81(2) (duties of the CSCI on awarding lowest performance rating) for “section 79(2)(a) or (b)” substitute “section 79(2)”.

88For section 96 substitute—

96Additional functions

(1)The Assembly shall have such additional functions in relation to the provision of Welsh local authority social services as—

(a)correspond to functions within subsection (2), and

(b)are specified by the Assembly in regulations.

(2)The functions within this subsection are—

(a)functions conferred on the CSCI by or under this Act, and

(b)functions relating to the provision of relevant services and assigned to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills under section 118(4) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

(3)In subsection (2)(b) “relevant services” means services which immediately before the coming into force of Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 were English local authority social services for the purposes of this Part of this Act.

89Omit section 110 (transfer to the CSCI of functions under section 87 of the Children Act 1989).

90Omit section 112 (inspection of secure training centres by the CSCI).

91(1)Section 120 (co-operation etc.) is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)The CHAI and the CSCI must each co-operate with the CIECSS where it seems to the CHAI or the CSCI (as the case may be) appropriate to do so for the efficient and effective discharge of—

(a)its functions; and

(b)the functions of the CIECSS under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

(3)In subsection (2) after “each other” insert “or the CIECSS”.

(4)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)The CHAI may delegate to the CSCI or the CIECSS any of its functions to be exercised by the CSCI or the CIECSS (as the case may be) on its behalf.

(3A)The CSCI may delegate to the CHAI or the CIECSS any of its functions to be exercised by the CHAI or the CIECSS (as the case may be) on its behalf.

(5)In subsection (4) for “whenever they consider” substitute “with the other or with the CIECSS whenever the CHAI or the CSCI (as the case may be) considers”.

(6)After that subsection add—

(5)In this section “the CIECSS” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

92In section 133(1)(a) (failure in discharge of functions: CSCI) omit “or the Children Act 1989 (c. 41)”.

93(1)Section 148 (interpretation of Part 2) is amended as follows.

(2)At the end of the definition of “English local authority social service” add—

but does not include anything which may be inspected by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills under Chapter 4 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

(3)At the end of the definition of “social services functions” add but (in relation to a local authority in England) does not include—

(a)functions within section 135(1)(d) or (e) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006, or

(b)functions prescribed by regulations under section 135(1)(f) of that Act.

94In Schedule 7 (CSCI: supplementary) omit paragraph 5(2).

Children Act 2004 (c. 31)

95The Children Act 2004 has effect subject to the following amendments.

96(1)Section 20 (joint area reviews) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4) omit paragraphs (b) and (c).

(3)In subsection (7)—

(a)for “subsection (7)(a) of section 2 of the School Inspections Act 1996 (c. 57)” substitute “subsection (1) of section 121 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006”, and

(b)for “subsection (7)(b)” substitute “subsection (3)”.

97In section 23 (sections 20 to 22: interpretation) for subsection (5) substitute—

(5)“The Chief Inspector of Schools” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

Education Act 2005 (c. 18)

98EA 2005 has effect subject to the following amendments.

99Omit sections 1 to 4 (appointment and functions of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England, etc.).

100For section 8 substitute—

8Other inspections

(1)If requested to do so by the Secretary of State, the Chief Inspector must inspect and report on such school, or class of school, in England as is specified in the request.

(2)The Chief Inspector may inspect any school in England in circumstances where he is not required to do so by section 5 or subsection (1) above.

101In section 9 (power of Chief Inspector to treat other inspection as s. 5 inspection) omit “2(2)(b) or”.

102In section 11 (publication of inspection reports) omit subsections (2) to (4).

103In section 12 (interpretation of Chapter 1) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

104In section 18 (interpretation of Chapter 2) for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

105(1)Section 59 (combined reports) is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Subsection (2) does not apply so as to authorise the making of a combined report by the Chief Inspector for England (as to which section 152 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 applies instead).

(3)In subsection (4) after “Chief Inspector” insert “for Wales”.

(4)After that subsection add—

(5)In this section—

  • “the Chief Inspector for England” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills; and

  • “the Chief Inspector for Wales” means Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

106In section 100(1) (interpretation of Part 3) in the definition of “the Chief Inspector for England”, for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

107Omit Schedule 1 (provisions relating to HM Chief Inspector of Schools in England).

Childcare Act 2006 (c. 21)

108The Childcare Act 2006 has effect subject to the following amendments.

109Omit section 14 (inspection).

110Omit section 31 (general functions of Chief Inspector).

111In section 50 (report of inspections) omit subsection (4).

112In section 61 (report of inspections) omit subsection (4).

113(1)Section 77 (powers of entry) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (1) and (2) omit “A person authorised for the purposes of this subsection by”.

(3)In subsection (3) for “Authorisation” substitute “An authorisation given by the Chief Inspector under paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 12 to the Education and Inspections Act 2006 in relation to his functions”.

(4)Omit subsection (7).

114(1)Section 79 (power of constable to assist in exercise of powers of entry) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) for “A person authorised for the purpose of subsection (1) or (2) of section 77” substitute “The Chief Inspector”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “authorised person” substitute “Chief Inspector”, and

(b)for “that person” substitute “the Chief Inspector”.

115Omit section 80 (combined reports).

116Omit section 81 (information to be included in annual reports).

117In section 98(1) (interpretation of Part 3), in the definition of “the Chief Inspector”, for “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England” substitute “Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.

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