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Higher Education and Research Act 2017

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43Supplementary powers with authorisation

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(1)An authorisation under section 42(1) may include power for the provider to authorise other institutions to grant on the provider’s behalf—

(a)all the authorised taught awards and research awards, or

(b)such of those awards as are specified or are of a specified description.

(2)An authorisation under section 42(1) includes—

(a)power to grant the authorised taught awards or research awards, or such of those awards as are specified or are of a specified description, jointly with another institution,

(b)power to deprive a person of an authorised taught award or research award granted by or on behalf of the provider in pursuance of the authorisation,

(c)power to grant honorary degrees of any description, or specified honorary degrees, or honorary degrees of a specified description, and

(d)power to grant degrees of any description, or specified degrees, or degrees of a specified description, to members of the academic or other staff of the provider.

(3)But in the case of a foundation degree only authorisation, the references in subsection (2)(c) and (d) to degrees are to foundation degrees only.

(4)In the case of an authorised taught award or research award granted jointly with another institution, the power to deprive mentioned in subsection (2)(b) is only exercisable jointly with that institution.

(5)In this section, “authorised” and “specified” have the same meaning as in section 42.

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