SCHEDULES

Section 26

SCHEDULE 8E+WAbolition of the QCDA: consequential amendments

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)E+W

1In paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958, in Part 2 of the Table (definition of public records: other establishments and organisations) omit “Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency.”

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)E+W

2In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc subject to investigation) omit “Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency.”

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I2Sch. 8 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)E+W

3In Schedule 1 to the Superannuation Act 1972 (kinds of employment, etc, referred to in section 1 of that Act) omit “The Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency.”

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I3Sch. 8 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W

4In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (other disqualifying offices) omit the entry relating to members of the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency in receipt of remuneration.

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I4Sch. 8 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

EA 1996E+W

5EA 1996 is amended as follows.

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I5Sch. 8 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

6In section 391 (functions of religious education advisory councils) for subsection (10) substitute—

(10)A council for an area in Wales must send a copy of each report published by them under subsection (6) to the Welsh Ministers.

7In section 408(1)(a) (provision of information relevant for particular purposes) for “Parts 7 and 8” substitute “ Part 7 ”.

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I7Sch. 8 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

EA 1997E+W

8Section 35 of EA 1997 (transfer of staff to QCDA) is repealed.

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I8Sch. 8 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

LSA 2000E+W

9In section 98 of LSA 2000 (approved qualifications: England), in subsections (7) and (8), omit “the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency or”.

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I9Sch. 8 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)E+W

10In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (other public bodies and offices: general) omit “The Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency.”

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I10Sch. 8 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

EA 2002E+W

11EA 2002 is amended as follows.

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I11Sch. 8 para. 11 in force at 15.1.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2012/84, art. 2

I12Sch. 8 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2012 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

12In section 85(9) (curriculum requirements for the fourth key stage: duty to have regard to guidance) for “Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

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I13Sch. 8 para. 12 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

13In section 87(7) (establishment of the National Curriculum for England by order: persons on whom assessment arrangements order may confer or impose functions) omit paragraph (c) (but not the “and” immediately after it).

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I14Sch. 8 para. 13 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

14(1)Section 90 (development work and experiments) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3)—

(a)after paragraph (a) insert “ or ”;

(b)omit paragraph (c) (and the “or” immediately before it).

(3)In subsection (4) omit the words after “by the governing body”.

(4)In subsection (5), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)a person designated for the purposes of this subsection by the Secretary of State.

(5)In subsection (5A) for “the reviewing body” substitute “ a person designated for the purposes of this subsection by the Secretary of State ”.

(6)Omit subsection (5B).

(7)In subsection (5C) for “subsection (5B)” substitute “ subsection (5)(b) or (5A) ”.

15For section 96 substitute—

96Procedure for making certain orders and regulations

(1)This section applies where the Secretary of State proposes to make—

(a)an order under section 82(4), 84(6) or 87(3)(a) or (b), or

(b)regulations under section 91.

(2)The Secretary of State must give notice of the proposal to such of the following as appear to the Secretary of State to be concerned with the proposal—

(a)associations of local authorities,

(b)bodies representing the interests of school governing bodies, and

(c)organisations representing school teachers.

(3)The Secretary of State must also give notice of the proposal to any other persons with whom consultation appears to the Secretary of State to be desirable.

(4)The Secretary of State must give the bodies and other persons mentioned in subsections (2) and (3) a reasonable opportunity of submitting evidence and representations as to the issues arising from the proposal.

(5)After considering any evidence and representations submitted in pursuance of subsection (4), the Secretary of State must publish, in such manner as, in the Secretary of State's opinion, is likely to bring them to the notice of persons with a special interest in education—

(a)a draft of the proposed order or regulations and any associated document, and

(b)a summary of the views expressed during the consultation.

(6)The Secretary of State must allow a period of at least one month beginning with the publication of the draft of the proposed order or regulations for the submission of any further evidence and representations as to the issues arising.

(7)When the period allowed has expired, the Secretary of State may make the order or regulations, with or without modifications.

Childcare Act 2006 (c. 21)E+W

16The Childcare Act 2006 is amended as follows.

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I17Sch. 8 para. 16 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

17In section 42(2) (persons on whom order specifying assessment arrangements may confer or impose functions) omit paragraph (d) (but not the “and” immediately after it).

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I18Sch. 8 para. 17 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

18(1)Section 46 (power to enable exemptions from learning and development requirements to be conferred) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1B) for “the reviewing body” substitute “ a person designated by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this subsection ”.

(3)Omit subsection (1C).

(4)In subsection (1D) for “subsection (1C)” substitute “ subsection (1B) ”.

EIA 2006E+W

19EIA 2006 is amended as follows.

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I20Sch. 8 para. 19 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

20In section 74(1) (curriculum requirements for the fourth key stage)—

(a)in the new section 85 to be inserted into EA 2002, in subsection (6) for “Qualifications and Curriculum Authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”;

(b)in the new section 85A to be inserted into that Act, in subsection (5) omit “or the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority”.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (c. 47)E+W

21In section 21(10) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (controlled activity relating to children) omit paragraph (d).

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I22Sch. 8 para. 21 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

ASCLA 2009E+W

22ASCLA 2009 is amended as follows.

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I23Sch. 8 para. 22 in force at 15.1.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2012/84, art. 2

I24Sch. 8 para. 22 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

23In section 129(4) (persons who provide information to which Ofqual required to have regard) omit paragraph (a).

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I25Sch. 8 para. 23 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

24Section 173 and Schedule 10 (QCDA staff and property transfer schemes) are repealed.

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I26Sch. 8 para. 24 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

25In paragraph 8 of Schedule 5 (learning aims for persons aged 19 or over: persons who provide advice or information to which Secretary of State may have regard) omit paragraph (b) (but not the “or” immediately after it).

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I27Sch. 8 para. 25 in force at 1.4.2012 by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

26In consequence of the amendments made by the other provisions of this Schedule, in Schedule 12 (Ofqual and the QCDA: minor and consequential amendments), omit the following provisions: paragraphs 1, 2(3), 3, 4, 5(2), 7, 10, 20, 30, 33, 34, 36(2), 37 and 43.

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I28Sch. 8 para. 26 in force at 15.1.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2012/84, art. 2

I29Sch. 8 para. 26 in force at 1.4.2012 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2012/924, art. 2