(1) A qualifying body may apply to the Secretary of State for an order declaring a qualification offered by it to be a recognised professional qualification for the purposes of this Part of this Act (“a recognition order”).
(2) In this Part of this Act “a recognised qualifying body” means a qualifying body offering a recognised professional qualification.
(3) Any application must be—
(a) made in such manner as the Secretary of State may direct, and
(b) accompanied by such information as the Secretary of State may reasonably require for the purpose of determining the application.
(4) At any time after receiving an application and before determining it the Secretary of State may require the applicant to furnish additional information.
(5) The directions and requirements given or imposed under sub-paragraphs (3) and (4) may differ as between different applications.
(6) The Secretary of State may require any information to be furnished under this paragraph to be in such form or verified in such manner as he may specify.
(7) In the case of examination standards, the verification required may include independent moderation of the examinations over such a period as the Secretary of State considers necessary.
(8) Every application must be accompanied by—
(a) a copy of the applicant's rules, and
(b) a copy of any guidance issued by the applicant in writing.
(9) The reference in sub-paragraph (8)(b) to guidance issued by the applicant is a reference to any guidance or recommendation—
(a) issued or made by it to all or any class of persons holding
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