The Student Fees (Qualifying Courses and Persons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 376
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 26/10/2011
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Education

Made

26 th October 2011

Coming into operation-

1 st September 2012

The Department for Employment and Learning makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 4(8) and 14(4) of the Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005(1).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Student Fees (Qualifying Courses and Persons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 1 st September 2012.

  2. In these Regulations, “the 2007 Regulations” means the Student Fees (Qualifying Courses and Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007(2).

    Amendment of the 2007 Regulations

  3. The 2007 Regulations are amended as provided by regulations 4 to 9.

  4. In regulation 2 after the definition of “single course” insert— ““the Islands” means the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man”.

  5. In regulation 5(1) after sub paragraph (b) insert—

    “; or

    (c) a person who is ordinarily resident in England, Wales, Scotland or the Islands and does not fall within paragraph 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 10 or 11 of the Schedule.”

  6. In paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule delete the definition of “the Islands”.

  7. For paragraph 1(2) of the Schedule substitute—

    “(2) For the purposes of this Schedule, “parent” includes a guardian and any other person having parental responsibility for a child and “child” is to be construed accordingly.”

  8. After paragraph 1(6) of the Schedule add—

    “(7) For the purposes of this Schedule a person who is ordinarily resident in Northern Ireland as a result of having moved from England, Wales, Scotland or the Islands for the purpose of undertaking a course is to be considered as ordinarily resident in England, Wales, Scotland or the Islands as the case may be.”

  9. In Paragraph 9(1)(a)(i) of the Schedule, after “EC National” insert “other than a United Kingdom national”.

    Savings

  10. These Regulations do not apply where before 1 st September 2012 a person is a qualifying person under regulations 5 of the Student Fees (Qualifying Courses and Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007(3).

    Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Employment and Learning on 26 th October 2011.

    Dr Stephen Farry MLA

    Minister for Employment and Learning

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations amend the Student Fees (Qualifying Courses and Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007...

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