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Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Act 2022

Section 56: Exercise of higher education assessment functions by a designated body and Schedule 3 - Assessing higher education: designated body

167.Schedule 3, introduced by subsection (1), sets out further detail as regards:

  • the designation of a body to conduct the assessment functions under section 54 on behalf of the Commission,

  • oversight of the body by the Commission, and

  • provision for the body to charge fees.

168.The Commission will not normally be expected to conduct the assessment functions if it has designated a body to conduct these assessments on its behalf but will retain the power to do so (subsection (3)).

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