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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 6English higher education information: designated body

Part 1Designation

Recommendation

2(1)This paragraph applies where the OfS has consulted in accordance with paragraph 1.

(2)The OfS must consider whether there is a body that is suitable to be designated under this Schedule.

(3)If the OfS considers that there is only one body that is suitable to be designated under this Schedule, the OfS must recommend the designation of that body under this Schedule.

(4)If the OfS considers that there is more than one body that is suitable to be designated under this Schedule, the OfS must recommend the designation under this Schedule of whichever one of those bodies it considers appropriate.

(5)If the OfS considers that there is no body that is suitable to be designated under this Schedule, the OfS may not recommend the designation of a body under this Schedule.

(6)The OfS must—

(a)notify the Secretary of State of its recommendation or that no recommendation is made, and

(b)publish that notification.