(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Assembly Learning Grant (Further Education) Regulations 2008 (“the 2008 Regulations”) and the Assembly Learning Grant (Further Education) Regulations 2009 (“the 2009 Regulations”).
The 2008 Regulations and the 2009 Regulations provide for the payment of a grant to eligible students taking designated further education courses during the academic years beginning on or after 1 September 2008 and on or after 1 September 2009 respectively. Designated courses as defined in those regulations include courses funded by the Learning and Skills Council for England.
The Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (c 22) makes provision for the Learning and Skills Council for England to be dissolved and for the establishment of the Young Person's Learning Agency for England and the Chief Executive of Skills Funding to fund further education courses in England.
These Regulations amend the 2008 Regulations and the 2009 Regulations to make provision for the designated courses defined in those regulations to include courses funded by the Young People's Learning Agency for England and by the Chief Executive of Skills Funding.
A Regulatory Impact Assessment has not been prepared for this instrument, as it has no impact on the costs of businesses, charities or voluntary bodies. The impact on the public sector is minimal.
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