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Education Act 1944

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SIXTH SCHEDULECONSTITUTION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS TRIBUNALS

1For the purpose of enabling Independent Schools Tribunals to be constituted as occasion may require there shall be appointed two panels, that is to say—

(a)a panel (hereinafter referred to as the " legal panel ") appointed by the Lord Chancellor, of persons who will be available to act when required as chairman of any such tribunal; and

(b)a panel (hereinafter referred to as the " educational panel") appointed by the Lord President of the Council, of persons who will be available to act when required as members of any such tribunal.

2No person shall be qualified to be appointed to the legal panel unless he possesses such legal qualifications as the Lord Chancellor considers suitable, and no person shall be qualified to be appointed to the educational panel unless he has had such experience in teaching or in the conduct management or administration of schools as the Lord President of the Council considers suitable. An officer of any government department and a person employed by a local education authority otherwise than as a teacher shall be disqualified from being appointed to either of the said panels.

3Any person appointed to be a member of either of the said panels shall hold office as such subject to such conditions as to the period of his membership and otherwise as may be determined by the Lord Chancellor or the Lord President of the Council, as the case may be.

4Where any appeal is required to be determined by an Independent Schools Tribunal the tribunal shall consist of a chairman being a member of the legal panel and two other members being members of the educational panel, and the chairman and other members of the tribunal shall be impartial persons appointed from those panels by the Lord Chancellor and the Lord President of the Council respectively.

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