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The Higher Education Act, 2013 (No. 4 of 2013).

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Education, vocational guidance and training
Law, Act

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An Act to provide for the establishment of the Higher Education Authority and define its functions and powers; provide for quality assurance and quality promotion in higher education ; provide for the establishment, governance and the regulation of public higher education institutions; provide for the registration and regulation of private higher education institutions; repeal and replace the University Act, 1999; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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    Date of entry into force
    Higher Education Act (Commencement) Order, 2013 [S.I. No. 72 of 2013]

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