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Regulatory Framework

The College is a statutory corporation set up by order of the Secretary of State under the Further and Higher Education Act.

The Instrument and Articles of Government (I&A) are contained in a Statutory Order and apply to the Corporation as a matter of law.  The I&A set out the Corporation’s composition and procedures and its internal powers, responsibilities and duties and govern the internal management of the Corporation.

In accordance with Article 21 of the I&A, more detailed internal governance rules are set out in the Standing Orders for the purpose of regulating the conduct of the Corporation’s business.

The documents are available below: