Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

13.

Co-operation with Authority.

13.— (1) Upon being requested to do so by the Authority, a relevant provider or a body authorised by law to make awards in the State shall assist the Authority in the performance of the functions of the Authority in so far as those functions relate to the functions of the relevant provider or body authorised by law to make awards in the State as the case may be.

(2) A professional recognition body shall, in so far as is practicable—

(a) co-operate with the Authority in the performance of the functions of the Authority in so far as those functions relate to the functions of the body, and

(b) consult with the Authority, as appropriate, in regard to the performance of the functions of the Authority in so far as those functions relate to the functions of the body.

(3) Upon being requested to do so by the Authority, a relevant provider, a body authorised by law to make awards in the State or a professional recognition body shall provide any information the Authority requires for the performance of its functions in so far as those functions relate to the functions of the provider, the body authorised by law to make awards in the State or the professional recognition body as the case may be, including information in respect of completion rates, within the time specified in the request.

F8[(4) In this section and section 14 a reference to a relevant provider shall be construed as including a reference to a listed awarding body, whether or not it is a listed awarding body that falls within paragraph (k) of the definition of relevant provider in section 2(1).]

Annotations

Amendments:

F8

Inserted (8.11.2019) by Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), s. 5, S.I. No. 540 of 2019.