Memorandum by the Department for Education and
THE TRAINING PROGRAMMES (CESSATION OF FUNDING) (PRESCRIBED
ACTIONS) ORDER 2000 (S.I. 2000/2170)
1. The Committee requested a memorandum on the following
"Explain what is meant by
the expression "the company" in articles 3 to 5 of the
2. This Order is made under section 141(2) of the
Learning and Skills Act 2000. Section 141(2) provides:-
Section 141 provides that "prescribed"
means prescribed by an order made by the Secretary of State.
3. Section 141(1) provides that the section applies
to a company if the conditions in paragraphs (a) to (d) of section
141(1) are satisfied.
4. Consequently "the company" in the order
is a company to which section 141 applies. In practice, as mentioned
in the Department's first memorandum, a company to which section
141 applies and hence "the company" in the order can
only be any of the 72 Training and Enterprise Councils and Chambers
of Commerce, Training and Enterprise in England as these are the
only companies which satisfy the conditions in section 141(1)(a)
31 October 2000