962A. Functions of UKRI

A body corporate called United Kingdom Research and Innovation ('UKRI') is established1.

UKRI is to have the following committees (the 'Councils')2:

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    (1)     the Arts and Humanities Research Council3;

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    (2)     the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council4;

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    (3)     the Economic and Social Research Council5;

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    (4)     the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council6;

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    (5)     the Medical Research Council7;

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    (6)     the Natural Environment Research Council8;

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    (7)     the Science and Technology Facilities Council9;

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    (8)     Innovate UK10; and

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    (9)     Research England11.

UKRI must arrange for the Councils to exercise such functions as it determines in specified fields of activity or for specified purposes12.

UKRI may13:

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    (a)     carry