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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

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49Provision of information to Council

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After section 9A of the 1965 Act (which is inserted in that Act by section 48 of this Act) there shall be inserted—

9BNotification of dismissal etc. to Council

The employer of a registered teacher shall—

(a)on dismissing the teacher on grounds of—

(i)misconduct; or

(ii)incompetence;

(b)on the teacher resigning, or abandoning his position, in circumstances where, but for the resignation or abandonment—

(i)he would have been dismissed on grounds of misconduct; or

(ii)his dismissal on grounds of misconduct would have been considered by the employer; or

(c)on the teacher resigning, or abandoning his position, after being informed by the employer that a disciplinary hearing is to be held by the employer as respects the teacher’s alleged incompetence,

forthwith notify the Council of the dismissal, resignation or abandonment; and the employer shall in so doing provide the Council with an account of the circumstances which led to the dismissal or which were present when the resignation or abandonment took place.

9CProvision of other information to Council by employer

The employer of a registered teacher shall, when requested to do so by the Council, provide the Council with such information as respects that teacher as the Council may reasonably require in connection with the exercise of the functions assigned to them under this Act..

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