Search Legislation

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Act 2022

Section 69:  Grounds for intervention and Section 70: Powers to intervene

223.Sections 69 and 70 replace the provisions previously set out in section 57 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 relating to the Welsh Ministers’ powers of intervention for institutions in the further education sector in Wales.

224.Section 69 specifies the grounds that must be met in order for the Welsh Ministers to intervene in the conduct of a tertiary education provider in Wales that is an institution in Wales within the further education sector. See section 144 for an interpretation of these terms.

225.Section 70 makes provision for the way that the Welsh Ministers may intervene if one or more of the grounds for intervention set out in section 68 are met. The Welsh Ministers must consult with the Commission before exercising their intervention powers under this section.

226.Directions issued by the Welsh Ministers under section 70 are enforceable by injunction (see section 82).

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of Senedd Cymru.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources