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Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Act 2022

Section 9: Promoting tertiary education through the medium of Welsh

54.This section imposes a duty on the Commission to encourage demand for and participation in Welsh medium tertiary education. The Commission must also take all reasonable steps to ensure there is sufficient Welsh medium tertiary education provided in Wales to meet demand.

55.The Welsh Ministers must designate a person to provide advice to the Commission for the purpose of assisting it in the discharge of its duties under this section. The Commission must have regard to any relevant advice given to it by that person.

56.A person may only be designated if the Welsh Ministers consider them to be suitable to give advice on the matters listed in subsection (4). The duty to designate a person does not apply if the Welsh Ministers consider there is no person suitable to give advice on the listed matters, or if no one agrees to be designated.

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