Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments Eighteenth Report


Memorandum from the Department for Education and Skills

Education Standards Fund (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3994)

1. The Committee has requested a memorandum as follows -

"Regulation 3 provides that, in regulation 5 of the principal Regulations, for "5(a) and 6(a), (c) and (d)" there shall be substituted "5(a) and (c) and 6(a), (c) and (d)". Explain the purpose of, and need for, substituting the underlined words for the italicised words."

2. The Department acknowledges that, to the extent that it contains the underlined words, the amendment is unnecessary, and serves no purpose. No amendment was made to paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations.

23rd January 2002

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