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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Section 264: General interpretation of Act

889.This section provides that Parts 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, Chapter 4 of Part 10 and sections 248, 251, and 252 are to be construed as if they were contained in the Education Act 1996 unless a different meaning is given in the sections of the Act in which case that meaning prevails. Subsection (4) provides that section 562 of the 1996 Act (as amended by section 49), which provides that the Act does not apply to certain persons detained under order of a court, does not apply for the purposes of Part 4 of the Act. The effect will be that the Secretary of State’s functions in respect of Part 4 (which relate to the Chief Executive of Skills Funding) apply to those persons.

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