The Further Education Teachers’ (Eligibility) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 372
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 19/10/2011
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Education

Made

19 th October 2011

Coming into operation

1 st December 2011

The Department for Employment and Learning(1) makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 70(1) and (2)(2) and 134(3) of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 , and now vested in it(4):

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Further Education Teachers’ (Eligibility) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 1 st December 2011.

    Amendment of the Further Education Teachers’ (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

  2. —(1) The Further Education Teachers’ (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007(5) shall be amended as provided by paragraphs (2) to (4).

    (2) In regulation 3 (Interpretation) the definitions of “medical practitioner” and “qualified teacher” shall be omitted.

    (3) In regulation 6 (Health Requirements) , paragraphs (2) , (4) , (5) and (6) shall be revoked.

    (4) Regulation 7 (Employment of Unqualified Teachers) shall be revoked.

    Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Employment and Learning on 19 th

    October 2011.

    Dr. Stephen Farry

    Minister for Employment and Learning

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations amend the Further Education Teachers’ (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (“the 2007 Regulations”).

    Regulation 2(2) removes the definitions of “medical practitioner” and “qualified teacher”.

    Regulation 2(3) removes the prescriptive nature of what actions a governing body may take in ensuring that a person may not be employed, or continue to be employed, as a teacher where he no longer satisfies the health requirements.

    Regulation 2(4) removes the provision for a person who is not a qualified teacher to be...

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