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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005

Schedule 1 — The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

55.This schedule sets outs further details of the status, membership and procedures of the Council. For example, it defines the membership of the Council, the provisions for appointing the chief executive and other staff, provision for committees and accounts, provision for the transfer of staff and properties of the existing Councils. There are requirements to have a statutory research committee and requirements on the Council to lay reports before the Parliament.

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