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The Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Powers of former governing bodies

20.—(1) The former governing body of an institution of further education shall have such of the powers to be conferred by this Order on the new governing body of the institution—

(a)as are necessary or expedient to enable the former governing body to do anything it is required or enabled to do under this Schedule in connection with the transfer of the management of the institution from the relevant board to the new governing body; and

(b)as will facilitate or enable the effective carrying on by the new governing body of its functions after the transfer date.

(2) Nothing in Part VII of the 1989 Order or any instrument made thereunder shall prevent or restrict the exercise by a former governing body of the powers conferred by this paragraph.

(3) In exercising such powers a former governing body shall not be taken to be acting on behalf of, or in the name of, the relevant board.

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