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The Education (Academic Tenure) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Exclusion of visitor's jurisdictionN.I.

7.—(1) The visitor of a qualifying institution shall not have jurisdiction in respect of any dispute relating to a member of the academic staff which concerns his appointment or employment or the termination of his appointment or employment.

(2) Paragraph (1) does not apply in relation to any dispute which is referred to the visitor of a qualifying institution before—

(a)the relevant date; or

(b)the date on which this Order comes into operation;

whichever is the later.

(3) Paragraph (1) shall not be taken to prevent any person who is the visitor of a qualifying institution—

(a)from hearing or determining appeals; or

(b)from hearing or redressing grievances;

in accordance with procedures established in pursuance of Article 4(1)( d ) and ( e ).

(4) In this Article—

(a)“the relevant date”, in relation to a qualifying institution, means the date on which the statutes of the institution include such provision as is mentioned in Article 4(1)( d ) and ( e ); and

(b)the reference to a member of the academic staff includes a reference to a person who is treated as such a member for the purposes of that Article.

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