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Miscellaneous and supplemental
Appeals to the Tribunal.     64. - (1) An appeal against a decision of a Council under this Part in respect of registration shall lie to the Tribunal.
      (2) On an appeal against a decision, the Tribunal may confirm the decision or direct that it shall not have effect.
      (3) The Tribunal shall also have power on an appeal against a decision-
    (a) to vary any condition for the time being in force in respect of the person to whom the appeal relates;
    (b) to direct that any such condition shall cease to have effect; or
    (c) to direct that any such condition as it thinks fit shall have effect in respect of that person.
Publication etc. of register.     65. - (1) A Council shall publish the register maintained by it in such manner, and at such times, as it considers appropriate.
      (2) Any person who asks the Council for a copy of, or of an extract from, the register shall be entitled to have one on payment of such fee as the Council may determine.
      (3) Subsection (2) is not to be taken as preventing a Council from providing copies free of charge whenever it considers appropriate.
Abolition of Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work.     66. - (1) The Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work (referred to in this Act as "CCETSW") shall cease to exercise in relation to England and Wales the functions conferred on it by or under section 10 of the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983.
      (2) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make a scheme under subsection (3), or make any provision under subsection (4), which She considers necessary or expedient in consequence of the functions of CCETSW referred to in subsection (1) ceasing, by virtue of that subsection, an Act of the Scottish Parliament or an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly, to be exercisable in relation to any part of the United Kingdom.
      (3) A scheme may provide-
    (a) for the transfer to the new employer of any eligible employee;
    (b) for the transfer to any person of any property belonging to CCETSW;
    (c) for any person to have such rights and interests in relation to any property belonging to CCETSW as Her Majesty considers appropriate (whether in connection with a transfer or otherwise);
    (d) for the transfer to any person of any liabilities of CCETSW.
      (4) The Order in Council may make-
    (a) any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision;
    (b) any transitory, transitional or saving provision,
  including provision amending Schedule 3 to that Act or repealing that Schedule, section 10 of that Act and any reference in any enactment to CCETSW.
      (5) In this section-
    "eligible employee" means a person who is employed under a contract of employment with the old employer;
    "new employer" means-
      (a) in relation to England or Wales, the Council;
      (b) in relation to Scotland or Northern Ireland, any body established under a provision of the law of Scotland or (as the case may be) Northern Ireland which appears to Her Majesty to perform functions corresponding to those of a Council;
    "old employer" means CCETSW;
    "property" includes rights and interests of any description.
Rules.     67. - (1) Any power of a Council to make rules under this Part may be exercised-
    (a) either in relation to all cases to which the power extends, or in relation to all those cases subject to specified exceptions, or in relation to any specified cases or classes of case; and
    (b) so as to make, as respects the cases in relation to which it is exercised, the same provision for all cases in relation to which the power is exercised, or different provision for different cases or different classes of case, or different provision as respects the same case or class of case for different purposes.
      (2) No rules shall be made by a Council under this Part without the consent of the appropriate Minister.
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