The Worcester College of Agriculture (Dissolution) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-04-04

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1168

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Worcester College of Agriculture (Dissolution) Order 1997

Made
4th April 1997

Laid before Parliament
7th April 1997

Coming into force
10th May 1997

Whereas the Secretary of State for Education and Employment has received a proposal from the Further Education Funding Council for England, made in accordance with section 51 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992(1) (“the Act”), for the dissolution under section 27 of the Act of the further education corporation known as Worcester College of Agriculture(2) (“the Transferor”);

Now therefore in exercise of the power conferred on her by section 27 of the Act the Secretary of State after consulting the Transferor and with the consent of the further education corporation known as Pershore College of Horticulture, Worcs.(3) (“the Transferee”) hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as The Worcester College of Agriculture (Dissolution) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 10th May 1997.

2.  On 10th May 1997 the Transferor shall be dissolved and all of its property, rights and liabilities shall be transferred to the Transferee, being a body corporate established for purposes which include the provision of educational facilities or services.

3.  Section 26(2), (3) and (4) of the Act shall apply to any person employed by the Transferor immediately before 10th May 1997 as if the references in that section—

(a)to a person to whom that section applies were to a person so employed;

(b)to the operative date were to 10th May 1997;

(c)to the transferor were to the Transferor; and

(d)to the corporation were to the Transferee.

James Paice
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department for Education and Employment
4th April 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order dissolves the further education corporation established to conduct Worcester College of Agriculture. It provides that its property, rights and liabilities transfer to Pershore College of Horticulture, Worcs. and secures the rights of its employees by applying section 26(2) to (4) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.


(1)
1992 c. 13.

(2)
Established by the Education (Further Education Corporations) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/2097).

(3)
Also established by the above-mentioned Order.
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