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The Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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6.—(1) Subject to any provision made by the articles of government of an institution of further education, the governing body of an institution of further education may regulate its own proceedings and those of any committee established by it.

(2) The validity of any proceedings of a governing body, or of any committee of the body, shall not be affected by—

(a)a vacancy amongst the members; or

(b)any defect in the appointment of any member.

(3) The articles of government of an institution of further education—

(a)shall make provision about the procedures of the governing body and of the institution:

(b)shall make provision for the admission, suspension and expulsion of students;

(c)shall provide for the authentication of the application of the seal of the governing body;

(d)may authorise the governing body to make rules for the government and conduct of the institution including, in particular, provision about the conduct of students and employees.

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