The Harrogate College (Dissolution) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-07-07

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Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1657

The Harrogate College (Dissolution) Order 1998

7th July 1998

Laid before Parliament
9th July 1998

Coming into force
1st August 1998

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 Harrogage College(2) (“the corporation”);

Now therefore in exercise of the power conferred on him by section 27 of the Act the Secretary of State after consulting the corporation and with the consent of Leeds Metropolitan University hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Harrogate College (Dissolution) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st August 1998.

2.  On 1st August 1998 the corporation shall be dissolved and all of its property, rights and liabilities shall be transferred to Leeds Metropolitan University.

3.  Section 26(2), (3) and (4) of the Act shall apply to any person employed by the corporation immediately before 1st August 1998 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 1st August 1998;

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

(d)to the corporation were to Leeds Metropolitan University.

Tessa Blackstone
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
7th July 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order dissolves the further education corporation established to conduct Harrogate College. It transfers the property, rights and liabilities of that corporation to Leeds Metropolitan University and secures the rights of its employees by applying section 26(2) to (4) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

1992 c. 13.

Established by the Education (Further Education Corporations) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/2097). The name of Harrogate College of Arts and Technology was changed to Harrogate College with effect from 1st September 1994, pursuant to clause 19 of Schedule 1 to the Education (Government of Further Education Corporations) (Former Further Education Colleges) Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/1963).