The Student Fees (Amounts) and Education (Student Support (No. 2)) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 102
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Education

Made

10 th May 2019

Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1

The Department for the Economy(1) , in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 3 and 8(4) of the Education (Student Support) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(2) and Articles 4(8) and 14(4) of the Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005(3) makes the following Regulations.

In accordance with Article 4(11)(a)(i) and (b)(i) of the Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 the Department is satisfied that the increases to the basic and higher amounts are no greater than are required to maintain the value of those amounts in real terms.

PART 1 GENERAL

Citation and commencement

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Student Fees (Amounts) and Education (Student Support (No.2)) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019.

    (2) Regulations 2 to 4 come into operation on 1 st September 2020.

    (3) Regulations 5 to 9 come into operation on 31 st May 2019.

    PART 2 AMENDMENT OF THE STUDENT FEES (AMOUNTS) REGULATIONS (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2005

    Amendment of Student Fees (Amounts) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

  2. The Student Fees (Amounts) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005(4) shall be amended as provided by regulations 3 and 4.

  3. In regulation 3 (Prescribed basic and higher amounts)—

    (a) for “£1 ,690” substitute “£1 ,735”; and

    (b) for “£4 ,275” substitute “£4 ,395”.

  4. In regulation 4 (Prescribed basic and higher amounts for specified courses)—

    (a) for “£825” substitute “£845”; and

    (b) for “£2 ,125” substitute “£2 ,185”.

    PART 3 AMENDMENT OF THE EDUCATION (STUDENT SUPPORT) (No.2) REGULATIONS (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2009

    Amendment of the Education (Student Support)(No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

  5. The Education (Student Support) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009(5) shall be amended as provided by regulations 6 to 9.

    Amendment of regulation 6

  6. In regulation 6(6) (designated courses)—

    (a) for paragraph (1)(e) , substitute—

    “(e) either—

    (i) wholly provided by an authority-funded institution in Northern Ireland, Scotland or in Wales where the course began before 1 st September 2017;

    (ii) provided by an approved (fee cap) provider on behalf of an authority-funded institution in Northern Ireland or Scotland, or in Wales where the course began before 1 st September 2017;

    (iii) provided by a publicly-funded institution situated in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales on behalf of an approved (fee cap) provider in England, or on behalf of an authority-funded...

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