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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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1.—(1) The Council shall be constituted in accordance with regulations.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (1), regulations under that sub-paragraph—

(a)shall provide for the membership of the Council to include persons representative of—

(i)teachers;

(ii)employing authorities;

(iii)transferors and trustees of grant-aided schools;

(iv)institutions providing for the initial and further training of teachers;

(v)industry and commerce; and

(vi)such other interests as in the opinion of the Department will enable the Council to carry out its functions more effectively;

(b)shall provide for—

(i)the appointment or election and tenure of office of, and the vacation of office by, members of the Council;

(ii)the appointment or election of one of the members of the Council to be chairman of the Council and the period for which the chairman is to hold office;

(c)may enable or require the Council to establish committees for any purpose specified in the regulations and provide for the constitution of such committees.

(3) Regulations under sub-paragraph (1) may authorise the Council to make provision with respect to any matter.

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