Qualifications submitted for accreditation
16. (1) This article applies where, before 1st April 2010—
(a)a form of a qualification has been submitted to the QCA for accreditation under section 24(2)(g) of the 1997 Act, or
(b)a form of a vocational qualification has been submitted to the CCEA for accreditation under Article 75(1)(b) of the 1998 Order,
and the QCA or (as the case may be) the CCEA has not reached a decision before that date on whether to accredit the form of the qualification.
(2) With effect from 1st April 2010, the form of the qualification is to be treated as having been submitted to Ofqual for accreditation under section 139 of the Act by a body which is recognised under section 132 of that Act in respect of the award or authentication of the qualification, or of a description of qualification which applies to the qualification.