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(1)This section applies to references in a provision of an Act or any other instrument or document, in relation to times on and after the commencement date.
(2)But it does not apply to references in sections 1 to 8 or this section, and is subject to any contrary provision made by or under this or any other Act.
(3)A reference to Academy arrangements is to be read as including a reference to an agreement under section 482 of EA 1996.
(4)A reference to an Academy is to be read as including a reference to a city technology college and a city college for the technology of the arts.
(5)A reference to an agreement under section 482 of EA 1996 is to be read as being or (according to context) including a reference to Academy arrangements.
(6)If an agreement under section 482 of EA 1996 has effect immediately before the commencement date in relation to a school which is known as an Academy, the agreement is to be treated as an Academy agreement under section 1 of this Act.
(7)Subsections (8) and (9) apply if an agreement under section 482 of EA 1996 has effect immediately before the commencement date in relation to a school which is known as a city technology college or a city college for the technology of the arts.
(8)If the proprietor of the school and the Secretary of State agree—
(a)the agreement under section 482 of EA 1996 is to be treated as an Academy agreement under section 1 of this Act, and
(b)the school is accordingly to be known as an Academy.
(9)In any other case, the continued operation of the agreement under section 482 of EA 1996 is not affected by the repeal by this Act of—
(a)section 482(1) to (5) of EA 1996, or
(b)section 68 of EA 2002.
(10)In this section “the commencement date” means the date on which section 1 comes into force.
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