Updated to 1 August 2020 (Act No. 6 of 2020 and S.I. No. 281 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 5 November 2012 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 421 of 2012), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 2 amended Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 97(a)
S. 2(1) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 3(1)
  Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 61
S. 2(2) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 3(2)
S. 2(3) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 3(3)
S. 7 establishment day appointed Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Establishment Day) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 436 of 2012), art. 2
S. 8(2) name specified Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Operational name of Authority) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 437 of 2012), art. 2
S. 9(1)(c) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(a)
S. 9(1)(j) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(b)
S. 9(1)(o) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(c)
S. 9(1)(p) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(d)
S. 9(1)(q) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(e)
S. 9(1)(r) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(e)
S. 9(1)(s) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(1)(e)
S. 9(2)(d) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(2)(a)
S. 9(2)(e) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(2)(b)
S. 9(2)(f) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(2)(c)
S. 9(2)(g) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 4(2)(c)
S. 13(4) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 5
S. 14A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 6
S. 27(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 7(a)
S. 27(1B) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 7(a)
S. 27(1C) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 7(a)
S. 27(4A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 7(b)
S. 27(6) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 7(c)
S. 28 procedures continued Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 61(1)(a), (2)
S. 28(1) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(a)
S. 28(2) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(b)
S. 28(2A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(c)
S. 28(2B) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(c)
S. 28(3) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(d)
S. 28(4)(b) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 8(e)
S. 29A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 9
S. 29B inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 9
S. 29C inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 9
S. 30(1) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 10(a)
S. 30(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 10(a)
S. 30(9) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 10(b)
S. 34(4A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 11
S. 36(5A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 12
S. 42(2A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 13
Pt. 4 (ss. 43-59) programme of education and training transferred Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 36, 43, 59(a), (b)
S. 43(2)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(a)
S. 43(2)(b) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(a)
S. 43(2A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(b)
S. 43(3) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43(4) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43(5) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43(6) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43(7) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43(8) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 43A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 15
S. 44(7)(a) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 16(a)(i)
S. 44(7)(c) deleted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 16(a)(ii)
S. 44(9) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 16(b)(iii)
S. 44(9)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 16(b)(i)
S. 44(9)(f) amended Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 61
S. 44(9)(h) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 16(b)(ii)
S. 45(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 17(a)
S. 45(1B) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 17(a)
S. 45(3)(c) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 17(b)
S. 47(6) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 18
S. 47(7) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 18
S. 47(8) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 18
S. 48(1)(b) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 19(a)
S. 48(3) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 19(b)
S. 50(3) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 20(a)
S. 50(7) deleted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 20(b)
S. 52(1) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(a)
S. 52(2)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(b)
S. 52(2)(aa) inserted Further Education and Training Act 2013 (No. 25 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 51
S. 52(3)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(c)(i)
S. 52(3)(c) deleted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(c)(ii)
S. 52(11) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(d)(i)
S. 52(11)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(d)(ii)
S. 52(11)(b) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 21(d)(ii)
S. 53(4)(a)(iii) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 22
S. 55A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55B inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55C inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55D inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55E inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55F inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55G inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55H inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 55I inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 23
S. 56 procedures continued Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 61(1)(b), (2)
S. 57(3A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 24
S. 60(1) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(a)
S. 60(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(a)
S. 60(2) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(b)
S. 60(6)(b) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(c)(i)
S. 60(6)(c) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(c)(ii)
S. 60(6)(d) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(c)(iii)
S. 60(7) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 25(d)
S. 61 authorisation to use international education mark transferred Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 36, 43, 60(1), (2), (4)
S. 61 authorisation to use international education mark withdrawn Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), 1(2), ss. 43, 60(3)
S. 61(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(a)
S. 61(3) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(b)
S. 61(5) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(c)
S. 61(6)(a) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(d)(i)
S. 61(6)(b) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(d)(ii)
S. 61(7) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(e)
S. 61(9)(a) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(f)(i)
S. 61(9)(b) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(f)(ii)
S. 61(9)(c) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 26(f)(iii)
S. 62 liability to pay annual charge transferred Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 60(1)(c), (d), (4)
S. 63(1)(b) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(a)
S. 63(2) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(b)
S. 63(4)(a) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(c)(i)
S. 63(4)(c) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(c)(ii)
S. 63(4)(d) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(c)(ii)
S. 63(7A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 27(d)
S. 64 substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 28
S. 65 substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 29
S. 65(5)(ba) inserted Technological Universitites Act 2018 (3/2018), ss. 1(2), 97(b)
S. 65(5)(i) amended Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (No. 11 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 61
S. 65A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 29
S. 66 substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 30
S. 66A inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 31
S. 67(1)(a)(iii) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 32(a)
S. 67(1)(a)(iii)(I) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 32(b)
S. 70 appeals procedure prescribed Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Appeals) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 503 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3-14
S. 79(b)(vi) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(b)(i)
S. 79(b)(vi)(I) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(b)(ii)
S. 79(b)(vi)(II) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(b)(iii)
S. 79(1)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(1)
S. 79(1)(b) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(1)
S. 79(2)(a) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(a)(i)
S. 79(2)(a)(iii) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(a)(ii)
S. 79(2)(a)(iv) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 33(2)(a)(ii)
S. 80(1)(a) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(i)
S. 80(1)(aa) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(i)
S. 80(1)(ja) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(ii)
S. 80(1)(jb) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(ii)
S. 80(1)(jc) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(ii)
S. 80(1)(jd) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(a)(ii)
S. 80(5) substituted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 34(b)
S. 84(1) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(a)
S. 84(1A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(b)
S. 84(1B) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(b)
S. 84(4) amended Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(c)
S. 84(4A) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(d)
S. 84(4B) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(d)
S. 84(4C) inserted Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 (32/2019), ss. 1(2), 35(d)
Sch. 1, para. 13 saver from disclosure Freedom of Information Act 2014 (No. 30 of 2014), ss. 1(2), (3), 41, sch. 3

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Appeals) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 503 of 2014)
S. 7 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Establishment Day) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 436 of 2012)
S. 8(2) Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Operational name of Authority) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 437 of 2012)
S. 70 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Appeals) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 503 of 2014)