Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

Review by Authority of implementation of procedures for access, transfer and progression.

57.— (1) The Authority shall review the implementation by each relevant provider and each linked provider of the procedures established by the provider under section 56 (2)

(a) at least once every 7 years from the date of establishment of the procedures, and

(b) from time to time as the Authority thinks appropriate.

(2) A relevant provider or a linked provider subject to review under subsection (1) shall pay to the Authority within one month of the completion of the review such fee (if any) as may be determined by the Authority under section 80 .

(3) The Authority shall consult with An tÚdarás um Ard-Oideachas in carrying out a review under subsection (1) where—

(a) that review relates to a provider referred to in that subsection, and

(b) that provider is an institution of higher education.

(4) The Authority shall publish a report of its findings resulting from a review under subsection (1) in such form and manner as it thinks appropriate (including on the internet).