The Salford College of Technology Higher Education Corporation (Dissolution) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-07-08

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1763

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Salford College of Technology Higher Education Corporation (Dissolution) Order 1996

Made
8th July 1996

Laid before Parliament
9th July 1996

Coming into force
1st August 1996

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 128(1), (2) and (6) of the Education Reform Act 1988(1) the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, after consultation with Salford College of Technology higher education corporation(2) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England in accordance with subsection (4) of the said section 128 and with the consent of the University of Salford given in accordance with subsection (2) of that section, hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Salford College of Technology Higher Education Corporation (Dissolution) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st August 1996.

2.  In this Order—

“the Act” means the Education Reform Act 1988; and

“the corporation” means Salford College of Technology higher education corporation.

3.—(1) The corporation is dissolved.

(2) The property, rights and liabilities of the corporation, other than rights and liabilities under any contract of employment, are transferred to and vest in the University of Salford.

4.  Section 127 of the Act shall apply in respect of any person employed immediately before 1st August 1996 by the corporation to work solely at the institution conducted by the corporation as if the reference in that section—

(a)to the transfer date were to 1st August 1996;

(b)to the transferor authority were to the corporation; and

(c)to the corporation were to the University of Salford.

Eric Forth
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
8th July 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order dissolves Salford College of Technology higher education corporation and transfers the property, rights and liabilities of that corporation to the University of Salford (article 3). Contracts of employment of staff of the corporation are transferred separately (article 4) by applying Section 127 of the Education Reform Act 1988 (which is concerned with the transfer of staff to higher education corporations) with appropriate modifications.


(1)
1988 c. 40; section 128 was amended by paragraph 34 of Schedule 8 to the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13).

(2)
Established under section 122(1) of the Education Reform Act 1988 by virtue of S.I. 1988/2283.
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