The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (Commencement No. 7 and Saving and Transitional Provisions) Order 1999

Savings relating to continuation and composition of governing bodies

6.  (1)  Sub-paragraph (2) applies in any case where the governing body of a school conducted by a grouped governing body (within the meaning of the Second Transitional Regulations) on 31st August 1999 are not constituted under an instrument of government before 1st September 1999.

(2) Where this paragraph applies, the repeal of Parts II and III of the 1996 Act is without prejudice to the continuation in existence as a body corporate of the governing body under regulation 49 of the Second Transitional Regulations and the continued effect in accordance with that regulation, of—

(a)the provisions of the 1996 Act relating to the composition and name of grouped governing bodies, disqualification for office of members of such governing bodies and instruments of government for grouped schools;

(b)any regulations and instruments of government in force under those provisions (or as if made under those provisions) immediately before 1st September 1999; and

(c)regulation 41 of the Second Transitional Regulations,

for the purpose of determining the composition and name of, and disqualification requirements relating to, that governing body.

(3) In the case of any group of schools conducted by a grouped governing body (within the meaning of the Second Transitional Regulations) on 31st August 1999, where each such school has a governing body constituted under an instrument of government from midnight on that day, the repeal of Parts II and III of the 1996 Act is without prejudice to the continuation in existence as a body corporate of that grouped governing body pending dissolution under regulation 50 of the Second Transitional Regulations.