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Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Act 2022

Part 6 – Information, Advice and Guidance

31.Part 6 provides powers and duties to give information, advice and guidance. This includes:

  • a duty on the Commission to give advice and information on the request of the Welsh Ministers and the power to do so;

  • a power for the Welsh Ministers to give information to the Commission;

  • a duty for certain tertiary education providers and other bodies to give information on request to the Commission;

  • power for various public bodies to share information with the Commission;

  • a duty to share information relating to applications for admission to higher education courses.

32.This Part also provides a power to the Commission to give advice and issue guidance to any person about the provision of tertiary education or any matter connected to the Commission’s functions. And it gives the Commission and the Welsh Ministers power to carry out or fund research into education and training in Wales or connected matters.

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