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The Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Power to amend trust deeds, etc.

17.—(1) The Department may by order make such modifications as it thinks fit in any trust deed or other instrument—

(a)relating to or regulating an institution of further education; or

(b)relating to any land or other property held by any person for the purposes of an institution of further education.

(2) Before making any modifications under sub-paragraph (1) of any trust deed or other instrument, the Department shall, so far as it appears to the Department practicable to do so, consult—

(a)the new governing body of the institution concerned;

(b)where any other person is empowered, by whatever means, to modify the trust deed or instrument, that person; and

(c)where the instrument to be modified is a trust deed and the trustees are different from the persons mentioned in head (a) or (b), the trustees.

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