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Teachers' (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Prohibition or restriction on a person’s employment as a teacher

9.—(1) The Department may prohibit or restrict the employment or further employment of a person eligible to teach—

(a)on medical grounds; or

(b)on grounds of his misconduct (whether or not evidenced by his conviction of a criminal offence).

(2) The Department may direct an employing authority to suspend or terminate the teacher’s employment.

(3) The Department shall not exercise its powers under paragraph (2) without first consulting that employing authority.

(4) Where the Department is considering exercising its powers under paragraph (1) or (2) it shall—

(a)afford the teacher concerned an opportunity to make representations to it;

(b)consider such representations and all other relevant information available to it.

(5) Where the Department has prohibited or restricted a person’s employment as a teacher on medical grounds or on grounds of his misconduct, it may subsequently remove or modify such prohibition or restriction.

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