Search Legislation

The Education Workforce Council (Main Functions) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Membership and procedure of Committees

26.—(1) The Council must include on an Investigating Committee or a Fitness to Practice Committee (“a Committee”)—

(a)one or more lay members; and

(b)one or more registered person member.

(2) The quorum for a meeting of a Committee is three members, including one lay member and one registered person member.

(3) A person who is a member of the Council must not be appointed as a member of a Committee.

(4) A person who is a member of the Investigating Committee investigating a case must not be appointed as a member of the Fitness to Practice Committee which determines that case.

(5) Subject to paragraphs (1) to (4) and regulations 37, 39 and 40, the Council may make such provision as it see fit as to—

(a)the membership of a Committee;

(b)the terms on which a Committee’s members are to hold and vacate office; and

(c)the procedure of a Committee.

(6) In this regulation—

(a)“lay member” (“aelod lleyg”) means a member of the Committee who is not—

(i)a registered person;

(ii)employed, or engaged to provide relevant services within the period of 5 years ending with the date of that person’s appointment to the Committee;

(iii)barred from regulated activity relating to children (within the meaning of section 3(2) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006(1));

(iv)subject to a disciplinary order made under the 2014 Act by virtue of which the person is ineligible to register; or

(v)disqualified from working in a post equivalent to a category of registration;

(b)“registered person member” (“aelod sy’n berson cofrestredig”) means a person who is—

(i)a registered person from the same category of registration as the registered person who is the subject of the disciplinary proceedings; and

(ii)employed, or engaged otherwise than under a contract of employment, in one of the posts described in the categories of registration on the date of that registered person member’s appointment to the Committee.

(7) A registered person member who ceases to be registered person or who ceases to be employed or engaged in one of the posts described in the categories of registration must cease to be a registered person member.

(8) A lay member who becomes a registered person ceases to be regarded as a lay member.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. The revised version is currently only available in English.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - English:The original English language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - Welsh:The original Welsh language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources