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School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991

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SCHEDULES

Section 1.

SCHEDULE 1The Review Body

Membership

1(1)The review body shall consist of not less than five and not more than nine members, who may be appointed as full-time or part-time members.

(2)Members shall hold and vacate office in accordance with their terms of appointment, subject to the following provisions.

(3)A member may resign his membership by notice in writing to the Prime Minister.

(4)The Prime Minister may by notice in writing to the member concerned remove from office a member who—

(a)has become bankrupt or made an arrangement with his creditors,

(b)is incapacitated by physical or mental illness, or

(c)has been absent from two or more consecutive meetings of the review body otherwise than for a reason approved by them,

or who is in the opinion of the Prime Minister otherwise unable or unfit to perform his duties as member.

Chairman and deputy chairman

2(1)The Prime Minister shall appoint one of the members of the review body to be chairman and may appoint one of them to be deputy chairman.

(2)The persons so appointed shall hold and vacate those offices in accordance with their terms of appointment, subject to the following provisions.

(3)The chairman or deputy chairman may resign his office by notice in writing to the Prime Minister.

(4)If the chairman or deputy chairman ceases to be a member of the review body, he also ceases to be chairman or deputy chairman.

Financial provisions

3(1)The Secretary of State may pay the chairman, deputy chairman and members of the review body such remuneration, and such allowances in respect of expenses properly incurred by them in the performance of their duties, as he may determine.

(2)The Secretary of State may determine to pay in respect of a person’s office as chairman, deputy chairman or member of the review body—

(a)such pension, allowance or gratuity to or in respect of that person on his retirement or death, or

(b)such contributions or other payment towards the provision of such a pension, allowance or gratuity,

as the Secretary of State may determine.

(3)Where a person ceases to be a member of the review body otherwise than on the expiry of his term of office and it appears to the Secretary of State that there are special circumstances which make it right for him to receive compensation, the Secretary of State may determine to make a payment to him by way of compensation of such amount as the Secretary of State may determine.

(4)As soon as may be after making a determination under sub-paragraph (2) or sub-paragraph (3) above the Secretary of State shall lay before each House of Parliament a statement of the amount payable in pursuance of the determination.

(5)The consent of the Treasury is required for any determination of the Secretary of State under this paragraph.

Proceedings

4(1)The quorum of the review body and the arrangements relating to their meetings shall be such as the review body may determine.

(2)The validity of proceedings of the review body is not affected by any vacancy among the members or any defect in the appointment of any member.

House of Commons disqualification

5The [1975 c. 24.] House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (offices disqualifying for membership of the House of Commons), in Part III there shall be inserted at the appropriate place the following entry— Member, in receipt of remuneration, of the review body appointed under section 1 of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991

Section 6.

SCHEDULE 2Enactments repealed

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1987 c. 1.The Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1987.The whole Act.
1988 c. 40.The Education Reform Act 1988.Section 46(1).In Schedule 12, paragraphs 38 and 39.

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