The East Birmingham College (Dissolution) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-07-07

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1656

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The East Birmingham College (Dissolution) Order 1998

Made
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 East Birmingham College(2) (“the Transferor”);

Now therefore in exercise of the power conferred on him 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 Handsworth College(3) (“the Transferee”) hereby makes the following Order:

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

2.  On 1st August 1998 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 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 Transferor; and

(d)to the corporation were to the Transferee.

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 East Birmingham College. It provides that its property, rights and liabilities transfer to Handsworth College 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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