1996 No. 579 (S.57)
The Scottish Examination Board (Amendment) Regulations 1996
3rd March 1996
Laid before Parliament
11th March 1996
Coming into force
1st April 1996
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred in him by section 129 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Scottish Examination Board (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.
Amendment of the Scottish Examination Board Regulations 1981
2. Paragraph (2) of regulation 6 (membership) of the Scottish Examination Board Regulations 1981(2) shall be amended by substituting for the words “Directors of education” the words “Persons employed by education authorities in an administrative capacity as respects the discharge of their education function”.
Raymond S Robertson
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
3rd March 1996
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations made a consequential amendment to the Scottish Examination Board Regulations 1981 in light of the abolition, by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, of the statutory post of director of education with effect from 1st April 1996.
1980 c. 44; section 129 was amended by the Education (Scotland) Act 1981 (c. 58), section 13 and Schedule 9, by the Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Act 1989 (c. 39), section 69(3) and by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 13, paragraph 118(8).
S.I. 1981/1562, amended by S.I. 1992/1025.