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The Education (Transfer of Functions Relating to Grant-maintained Schools) Order 1997

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Education (Transfer of Functions Relating to Grant-maintained Schools) Order 1997, and shall come into force on 5th March 1997.


2.  The Education (Transfer of Functions Relating to Grant-maintained Schools) Order 1996(1) is hereby revoked.

Transfer of functions relating to grant-maintained schools

3.  The power of the Secretary of State under section 231(6) of the Education Act 1996 to consent to borrowing by grant-maintained schools, mentioned in paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 3 to that Act, shall be exercisable instead, in relation to England, by the Funding Agency for Schools(2).

Cheryl Gillan

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,

Department for Education and Employment

30th January 1997

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