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The Education (West Midlands College of Higher Education Higher Education Corporation) (Dissolution) Order 1989

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3.—(1) The Corporation is hereby dissolved.

(2) The property, rights and liabilities of the Corporation, including the property, rights and liabilities vested in the Corporation by section 126 of the Act as it applies in relation to the Corporation by virtue of the 1988 Order, are hereby transferred to and shall vest in the Polytechnic.

(3) In particular any contract of employment which by virtue of section 127(2) of the Act, as it applies in relation to the Corporation by virtue of the 1988 Order, has effect as if originally made between the employee to which it relates and the Corporation shall have effect as if originally made between that employee and the Polytechnic.

(4) Without prejudice to paragraph (3) above, all the Corporation’s rights, powers, duties and liabilities under or in connection with any contract to which that paragraph applies shall by virtue of that paragraph be transferred to the Polytechnic, and anything done before 1st April 1989 which is deemed by virtue of section 127(3)(b) of the Act to have been done by or in relation to the Corporation in respect of such a contract shall be deemed from 1st April 1989 to have been done by or in relation to the Polytechnic.

(5) Paragraphs (3) and (4) above are without prejudice to any right of an employee to terminate his contract of employment if a substantial change is made to his detriment in his working conditions, but no such right shall arise by reason only of the change in employer effected by those paragraphs.

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