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Statutory Instruments

2008 No. 119

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EDUCATION, ENGLAND

The London Skills and Employment Board (Specified Functions) Order 2008

Made

21st January 2008

Laid before Parliament

28th January 2008

Coming into force

25th February 2008

The Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 24B(3) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (1), makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1. --(1) This Order may be cited as the London Skills and Employment Board (Specified Functions) Order 2008 and shall come into force on 25th February 2008.

(2) In this Order--

"the Act" means the Learning and Skills Act 2000;

"the London Skills and Employment Board" means the body established by the London Skills and Employment Board (Establishment) Regulations 2008(2).

Specified functions of the Learning and Skills Council for England

2.   For the purposes of section 24B(3) of the Act the specified functions of the Council are:

(1) The duty of the Council in section 3(1)(a) of the Act to secure the provision of reasonable facilities for education (other than higher education) suitable to the requirements of persons who have attained the age of 19;

(2) The duty of the Council in section 3(1)(b) of the Act to secure the provision of reasonable facilities for training suitable to the requirements of such persons.

Bill Rammell

Minister of State

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

21st January 2008

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

The London Skills and Employment Board is under a duty in section 24B(2) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 to formulate a strategy setting out how the functions specified in this Order are to be carried out by the Learning and Skills Council for England in Greater London, and to keep that strategy under review.

A full impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business, the third sector and the public sector is available from the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, Moorfoot, Sheffield S1 4PQ and in annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside the instrument on the OPSI website.

( 1 )

2000 c.21, section 24B was inserted by section 4 of the Further Education and Training Act 2007 c.25 Back [1]

( 2 )

SI 2008/118 Back [2]

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