(1) This section applies if the Inspectorate or the Chief Inspector of Adult Learning publishes a report of an inspection conducted otherwise than as a result of a request under section 56(3).
(2) The provider of the education or training which is the subject of the report must make a written statement of the action which he proposes to take in the light of the report and the period within which he proposes to take it.
(3) The person making the statement must—
(a) publish it within such period, and in such manner, as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State; and
(b) send copies of it to such persons as may be so prescribed.
(4) The requirements of subsection (2) may be waived by the Inspectorate or the Chief Inspector.