SL(5)369 – The Education (Student Finance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Background and Purpose

These Regulations are made under the sections 1 and 2 of the Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983 and sections 22 and 42(6) of the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998.  They make technical amendments to numerous Regulations relating to student finance.  The amendments are necessary to ensure that various references throughout the amended Regulations continue to operate effectively after the UK exits the European Union.

Procedure

Negative.

Technical Scrutiny

No points are identified for reporting under Standing Order 21.2 in respect of this instrument.

Merits Scrutiny

No points are identified for reporting under Standing Order 21.3 in respect of this instrument.

Implications arising from exiting the European Union

These Regulations will form part of EU retained law even though they are not being made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.  The procedure is negative in accordance with the enabling powers.

Government Response

A government response is not required.

 

Legal Advisers

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

13 March 2019