Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments First Special Report


Appendix 1b

Department for Education and Employment/Education and Skills: instruments reported, 2000-2002

Total number of instruments reported:   2000:  12 (of which action on 2 remains outstanding)

            2001:  10 (of which action on 0 remains outstanding)

            2002:  17 (of which action on 3 remains outstanding)
JCSI Report Instrument title Regulation No. and ground for reporting Type and date of response Observations
2000
1999-2000
10th Nursery Education (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/107) 7(6)(c): Defective drafting Awaiting opportunity to amend

[2000, 2001]

No suitable opportunity to amend has arisen [2000, 2001]

The enabling Act has been repealed by section 216(4) of the Education Act 2002 and Regulation 7(6)(c) has lapsed [2002]

15th
Financing of Maintained Schools (England) Regulations 2000
(S.I. 2000/478)
Breach of 21 day rule No action necessary The Financing of Maintained Schools (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/475) met the rule
18th Action for Education and Employment South East Sheffield Education Action Zone Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/863)

Bristol Education Action Zone Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/865)

Great Yarmouth Achievement Education Action Zone Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/867)

Articles 5(a), 5(b), (c), (d), (k) and 5 respectively, 10(d): Insufficient explanation for removal of appointees No action necessary Future Orders will be drafted to meet point made
19th Education (Student Support) (European Institutions) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/923) 3: Defective drafting Amending instrument made 23.2.01 Amended by the Education (Student Support) (European Institutions) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/1407)
30th Training Programmes (Cessation of Funding) (Prescribed Actions) Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/2170) 3 to 5:Requires Elucidation No action necessary Elucidation provided
31st Education Maintenance Allowance (Pilot Areas) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2012) 8(4)(g): Defective drafting Revocation instrument made on 31.7.01 These Regulations were revoked by the Education Maintenance Allowance (Pilot Areas) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2750) and the provisions the subject of the Committee's report were not re-enacted [2001]
31st Education (National Curriculum) (Temporary Exceptions for Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2121) 1(3); 2(2); 9(1); 9(2); 10(4); 11(2); 11 Awaiting opportunity to amend [2000, 2001, 2002] No suitable opportunity to amend has arisen [2000, 2001, 2002]
31st Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2123) 2; Defective drafting Amending instrument made 3.5.01 Amended by the Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1734)
31st Education (Change of Category of Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2195) 20(3); defective drafting None Drafting division was unaware of JCSI comment, therefore the issue was not addressed in the Education (Change of Category of Maintained Schools) (Amendment) (England)

Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/2136) [2002].

31st Education (Bursaries for School Teacher Training Pilot Scheme) (England) Regulations 2000

(S.I. 2000/2193)

3(1); Defective drafting Amending instrument made 6.3.01 Amended by the Education (Bursaries for School Teacher Training Pilot Scheme) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/800)

2001

2000-01
6th East Manchester Education Action Zone (Variation) Order 2000

(S.I. 2000/3326)

Regulation 9A(b): Defective drafting No action necessary Future Orders will be drafted to meet points made
6th Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/3370) Regulation 4: Defective drafting; Explanatory Note misleading No action necessary
13th Education (Budget Statements) (England) Regulations 2001

(S.I. 2001/569)

Regulation 1(2): Defective drafting Regulations made annually; will be corrected next year See Education (Budget Statements)(England) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/535)
13th Special Educational Needs Tribunal Regulations 2001

(S.I. 2001/600)

Regulations 2(1), 2(2), 30(10), 48(3), 30(2)(b): Defective drafting Awaiting opportunity to amend [2001] No suitable opportunity to amend has arisen [2001]

Points raised were corrected by the Special Educational Needs Tribunal (Amendment) Regulations 2002

(S.I. 2002/2787) [2002]

14th Education (Publication of Draft Proposals and Orders) (Further Education Corporations) (England) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/782) Regulations 4(2)(c) and 6(1)(iii): defective drafting Department will consider for next amendment
16th Birmingham (Kitts Green and Shard End)(Education Action Zone (Variation) Order 2001

(S.I. 2001/972)

Article 9A(b): Defective drafting No action necessary Future Orders will be drafted to meet point made

2001-02




3rd General Teaching Council for England (Disciplinary Functions) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/1268) 17(2): Requires elucidation No action necessary Elucidation provided
10th Sussex Downs College (Government) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/2799) Clause 8(8): Unexpectedly limited use of enabling power

Article 5(10): doubtful vires

No action necessary Future regulations prescribing instruments and articles of government of further education corporations will reflect the points made by the Committee
10th Brooke House Sixth Form College (Government) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3213) Clause 8(8): Unexpectedly limited use of enabling power

Article 4(10): doubtful vires

No action necessary Future regulations prescribing instruments and articles of government of further education corporations will reflect the points made by the Committee
12th Education (Special Educational Needs) (England) (Consolidation) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3455) 6(1): Defective drafting No action necessary
2002
2001-02
16th Derby College (Government) Regulations 2001

(S.I. 2001/3810)

8(8): Unexpectedly limited use of enabling power;

5(10): doubtful vires

No action necessary Future instruments will meet points made
16th East Basildon Education Action Zone (Extension and Variation) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3836) and nine similar instruments (S.I.s 2001/3838; 2001/3840; 2001/3841; 2001/3843; 2001/3844; 2001/3845; 2001/3846; 2001/3847; 2001/3848) 9A:Defective drafting No action necessary Defects will be eliminated in future instruments
18th Special Educational Needs Tribunal (Time Limits) (Wales) Regulations 2001

(S.I. 2001/3982)

3(3), 3(4) and 4(3); doubtful

vires

None Regulation making powers have been transferred to the Welsh Assembly under Schedule 18 to the Education Act 2002. No Regulations have been made to correct the defect and at the moment there are no plans to do so. [2002]
18th Education Standards Fund (England)(Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3994) 3:Failure to comply with proper legislative practice No action necessary Repealed on 1st April 2003
25th Education (QCA Levy) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/435) 5(3); Defective drafting


6; Unnecessarily complex and obscure drafting

5(3); amending instrument made on 10th May 2002

6; Awaiting opportunity to amend

5(3); See the Education (QCA Levy) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1331)

6; No suitable opportunity to amend has arisen

35th Disability Discrimination (Educational Institutions) (Alteration of Leasehold Premises) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1458) Schedule 6, 7; Defective drafting and improper drafting practice Awaiting opportunity to amend No suitable opportunity to amend has arisen
2002-03
1st Education (Grants) (Music, Ballet and Choir Schools) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002

(S.I. 2002/2004)

2; Defective drafting No action necessary As the effect of these Regulations would be of relatively short duration (they will be superseded by a general power) it was not felt necessary to amend them.
1st Education (Teacher Student Loans) (Repayment etc.)

Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/2086)

6, 8(5), 8(6);

Defective drafting

Amending instrument made on 21st July 2003 Amended by the Education (Teacher Student Loans) (Repayment etc.) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1917).




 
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