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.

The Council: exercise of functions

Section 22 Consultation and collaboration

38.Section 22 sets out the key bodies with which the Council must work, consult and share information. It also puts a duty on these bodies to provide information as the Council reasonably requires to properly carry out its functions.

39.In addition to this, subsection (8) places a requirement on the Council to ensure that there is appropriate collaboration among the fundable bodies in relation to the provision of further and higher education. This will apply within and across both of the sectors.