Explanatory Notes

Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 6

1 June 2005

The Act – Section by Section

Part 1 - Further and Higher Education Etc.

Provision of further and higher education, etc.

Section 4 The Scottish Ministers: general duty

10.The Scottish Ministers will be required to provide support for further and higher education, primarily by making grants to the Council but also through such other means as they determine, financial and non-financial. A recent example of an activity which might in future fall under this power to support through other means is the hosting of an international seminar as part of the Bologna process for higher education reform in Europe.