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The Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 (Commencement No.1 and Saving Provisions) Order 1992

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 (Commencement No.1 and Saving Provisions) Order 1992.


2.  In this Order—

the Act” means the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992;

“the 1989 Act” means the Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Act 1989(1); and

“the 1990 Act” means the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990(2).

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3.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into force of—

(a)section 44 of the Act for the purpose only of authorising the making under that section of an Order which is expressed to come into force on or after 16th May 1992, is 25th April 1992;

(b)section 63 of the Act is 25th April 1992; and

(2) The days appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in column (1) of each of Schedules 1, 2, 3 and 4 to this Order to the extent that they do not come into force on 25th April 1992, are 16th May, 1st June and 1st September 1992 and 1st April 1993 respectively, but where a particular purpose or extent is specified in relation to any such provision that provision shall come into force only for that purpose or to that extent.

Saving provision

4.  The saving provision in Schedule 5 to this Order shall have effect.

Michael B. Forsyth

Minister of State, Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,


16th March 1992

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