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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Territorial application: Wales

37.The Act confers a number of new or expanded powers on the Welsh Ministers, in line with changes being made to certain powers of the Secretary of State in relation to England. In addition, the Act makes two changes which are specific to Wales:

  • a measure to enable institutions within the further education sector in Wales to apply to the Privy Council for the power to grant foundation degrees (section 259);

  • an amendment to section 29 of the Education Act 2002 to require all schools in Wales to adopt a complaints procedure established by regulations made by Welsh Ministers (section 260).

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