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Higher Education and Research Act 2017

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(1)In this Part—

  • “an access and participation plan condition” has the meaning given by section 12(3);

  • “a fee limit condition” has the meaning given by section 10(2);

  • “foundation degree” has the meaning given by section 42(3);

  • “foundation degree only authorisation” has the meaning given by section 42(3);

  • “governing body”—

    (a)

    in relation to a training provider who, but for the definition of “institution” in section 83(1), would not be regarded as an institution, means any persons responsible for the provider’s management;

    (b)

    in relation to a provider designated under section 84 means any persons responsible for the provider’s management;

    (c)

    in relation to any other institution, has the meaning given by section 90(1) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992, but subject to any provision made by virtue of section 90(2) of that Act;

  • “the institutional autonomy of English higher education providers” has the meaning given by section 2(8);

  • “the register” has the meaning given by section 3(1);

  • “registered higher education provider” has the meaning given by section 3(10);

  • “registration” has the meaning given by section 3(10);

  • “research award” has the meaning given by section 42(3);

  • “sector-recognised standards” has the meaning given by section 13(3);

  • “taught award” has the meaning given by section 42(3).

(2)In this Part, “fees” in relation to undertaking a course, means fees in respect of, or otherwise in connection with, undertaking the course, including admission, registration, tuition and graduation fees and fees payable for awarding or accrediting a qualification in respect of the course, but excluding—

(a)fees payable for board or lodging,

(b)fees payable for field trips (including any tuition element of such fees),

(c)fees payable for attending any graduation or other ceremony, and

(d)such other fees as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(3)References in this Part to the ongoing registration conditions of a provider have the meaning given by section 3(8).

(4)For the purposes of this Part an appeal is “pending” during the period—

(a)beginning when it is instituted, and

(b)ending when it is determined, withdrawn or abandoned.

(5)When construing references in this Part to a time when an appeal could be brought, any possibility of an appeal out of time is to be ignored.

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