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Removal from officeE+W

6(1)A member may be removed from office by a majority vote of other members if without good cause—E+W

(a)the member has been absent from 3 consecutive Council meetings, or

(b)the member has been absent from meetings for a period of 6 months or more beginning with the date on which the member last attended a Council meeting.

(2)Before any vote is taken to remove a member, the member must be given an opportunity to make oral representations to the Council.

(3)A person ceases to hold office as a member if—

(a)the person is barred from regulated activity relating to children within the meaning of section 3(2) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006;

(b)the person is prohibited from being employed as a teacher by virtue of a prohibition order under section 141B of the 2002 Act;

(c)a disciplinary order is made in respect of the person under section 26 by virtue of which the person becomes ineligible for registration under section 9;

(d)the person is disqualified from being employed as a teacher in any school by virtue of an order made—

(i)by an Independent Schools Tribunal under section 470 of the 1996 Act, or

(ii)by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers under section 471 of that Act; or

(e)the person becomes ineligible for registration as a teacher, or is disqualified from being a teacher in a school or further education institution, in another part of the United Kingdom.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 18.8.2014 by S.I. 2014/2162, art. 2(b)(iv)