Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

Directions of designated awarding body following review of quality assurance procedures.

38.— (1) Where a relevant designated awarding body has carried out a review under section 37 , it may, following consultation with the linked provider concerned, issue such directions in writing to that linked provider as it thinks appropriate in relation to the effectiveness of the quality assurance procedures established by that linked provider under section 28 and the implementation by that linked provider of those procedures.

(2) Where a direction is issued under subsection (1) to a linked provider, the linked provider shall comply with the direction.

(3) A linked provider shall provide the relevant designated awarding body which issued a direction under subsection (1) with information when requested to do so by the body regarding the compliance by that linked provider with the direction.