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Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

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Section 26

SCHEDULE 6Specified authorities

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Local government

  • A county council or district council in England.

  • The Greater London Authority.

  • A London borough council.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority.

  • The Council of the Isles of Scilly.

  • A county council or county borough council in Wales.

  • A person carrying out a function of an authority mentioned in section 1(2) of the Local Government Act 1999 by virtue of a direction made under section 15 of that Act.

Criminal justice

  • The governor of a prison in England and Wales (or, in the case of a contracted out prison, its director).

  • The governor of a young offender institution or secure training centre (or, in the case of a contracted out young offender institution or secure training centre, its director).

  • The principal of a secure college.

  • A provider of probation services within the meaning given by section 3(6) of the Offender Management Act 2007.

Education, child care etc

  • A person who is authorised by virtue of an order made under section 70 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 to exercise a function specified in Schedule 36A to the Education Act 1996.

  • A person with whom arrangements have been made for the provision of education under section 19 of the Education Act 1996 or section 100 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (cases of illness, exclusion etc).

  • The proprietor of—

    (a)

    a school that has been approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996,

    (b)

    a maintained school within the meaning given by section 20(7) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998,

    (c)

    a maintained nursery school within the meaning given by section 22(9) of that Act,

    (d)

    an independent school registered under section 158 of the Education Act 2002,

    (e)

    an independent educational institution registered under section 95(1) of the Education and Skills Act 2008, or

    (f)

    an alternative provision Academy within the meaning given by section 1C of the Academies Act 2010.

  • A person who is specified or nominated in a direction made in relation to the exercise of a local authority’s functions given by the Secretary of State under section 497A of the Education Act 1996 (including that section as applied by section 50 of the Children Act 2004 or section 15 of the Childcare Act 2006).

  • A person entered on a register kept by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills under Part 2 of the Care Standards Act 2000.

  • The governing body of a qualifying institution within the meaning given by section 11 of the Higher Education Act 2004.

  • The provider of education or training—

    (a)

    to which Chapter 3 of Part 8 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 applies, and

    (b)

    in respect of which funding is provided by, or under arrangements made by, the Secretary of State or the Chief Executive of Skills Funding.

  • A person registered under Chapter 2, 2A, 3 or 3A of Part 3 of the Childcare Act 2006 or under section 20 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 1).

  • A body corporate with which a local authority has entered into arrangements under Part 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008.

  • A person who is specified in a direction made in relation to the exercise of a local authority’s functions given by the Welsh Ministers under section 25 of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 (anaw 1) (including that section as applied by section 50A of the Children Act 2004 or section 29 of the Childcare Act 2006).

  • The governing body of an educational establishment maintained by a local authority in Wales.

  • The governing body or proprietor of an institution (not otherwise listed) at which more than 250 students, excluding students undertaking distance learning courses, are undertaking—

    (a)

    courses in preparation for examinations related to qualifications regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation or the Welsh Government;

    (b)

    courses of a description mentioned in Schedule 6 to the Education Reform Act 1988 (higher education courses).

Health and social care

  • An NHS Trust established under section 25 of the National Health Service Act 2006 or under section 18 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

  • An NHS foundation trust within the meaning given by section 30 of the National Health Service Act 2006.

  • A Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

  • A Community Health Council in Wales.

  • The Board of Community Health Councils in Wales or Bwrdd Cynghorau Iechyd Cymuned Cymru.

Police

  • A chief officer of police for a police area in England and Wales.

  • The British Transport Police Force.

  • A Port Police Force established under an order made under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964.

  • The Port Police Force established under Part 10 of the Port of London Act 1968.

  • A Port Police Force established under section 79 of the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a police authority.

  • A police and crime commissioner established under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

  • The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime established under section 3 of that Act.

  • The Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

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