97 Interpretation
97 Interpretation
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     This section applies for the purposes of section 96.

(2)     A qualifications body is an authority or body which can confer a relevant qualification.

(3)     A relevant qualification is an authorisation, qualification, approval or certification of such description as may be prescribed—

(a)     in relation to conferments in England, by a Minister of the Crown;

(b)     in relation to conferments in Wales, by the Welsh Ministers;

(c)     in relation to conferments in Scotland, by the Scottish Ministers.

(4)     An authority or body is not a qualifications body in so far as—

(a)     it is the responsible body of a school to which section 85 applies,

(b)     it is the governing body of an institution to which section 91 applies,

(c)     it exercises functions under the Education Acts, or