Citation, commencement and application

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These Regulations may be cited as the Education (Individual Pupil Information) (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 and come into force on 1st September 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2007: see para (1) above.

2

2

These Regulations apply to individual pupil information relating to pupils at schools in England only.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2007: see reg 1(1).

Amendment

3

Amendment3

(1)    Regulation 3 (Prescribed persons) of the Education (Individual Pupil Information) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 1999 is amended as follows.

(2)    in paragraph (4)—

(a)    in sub-paragraph (b), omit the word “General”;

(b)    after “(n) the Welsh Joint Education Committee” insert the following—

“(o)    the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions;

(p)    the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills;

(q)    the Student Loan Company Limited;

(r)    the University and Colleges Admissions Service;

(s)    the Higher Education Statistics Agency;

(t)    Ufi Limited;

(u)    any person with whom the Secretary of State has made arrangements under section 114(2) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000;

(u)    any person who, either alone or jointly with others, awards or authenticates any qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.”.

(3)    for paragraph (5) substitute the following paragraph—

“(5)    The categories referred to in paragraphs (1)(b), (2)(b) and (2A)(b) are—

(a)    institutions within the further education sector;

(b)    Primary Care Trusts;

(c)    work-based learning providers;

(d)    persons conducting research into the educational achievements of pupils and who require individual pupil information for that purpose;

(e)    learning providers registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers;

(f)    institutions within the higher education sector.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2007: see reg 1(1).

Signature

Jim Knight

Minister of State

Department for Children, Schools and Families

17th July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Education (Individual Pupil Information) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 1999 so as to include as prescribed persons those listed in regulation 4(1) and to include as categories of prescribed persons those listed in regulation 4(2). These prescriptions are for the purposes of providing and receiving information on individual pupils.

Regulation 3(2)(a) makes a consequential amendment on the name change of the Joint Council for General Qualifications to the Joint Council for Qualifications.