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The Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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10.—(1) The articles of government of an institution of further education shall make provision for the arrangements concerning the appointment, appraisal, promotion, suspension and dismissal of the principal and other employees of the institution.

(2) Subject to any provision so made, the governing body of an institution of further education may appoint such employees as it thinks fit.

(3) The terms and conditions of the employees of the governing body of an institution of further education (other than those to whom sub-paragraph (4) applies) shall be such as may be determined by the governing body after consultation with representatives of the employees concerned.

(4) The terms and conditions of employees to whom this sub-paragraph applies shall be such as may be determined by the governing body subject to the approval of the Department.

(5) Sub-paragraph (4) applies to—

(a)the principal and a vice principal of the institution; and

(b)such other employees as the Department may direct.

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