Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992
2.—(1) In this Act—
“academic council” has the meaning assigned to it by section 10 of this Act;
F1[ ‘An tÚdarás’ means An tÚdarás umArd-Oideachas;]
F2[ ‘college’ means an institution of higher education declared by paragraph (a) of section 3(1) (as amended by the Institutes of Technology Act 2006) to be a college to which this Act applies and, in relation to the Cork Institute of Technology, includes a school of that college declared to be such under of that subsection; ]
“course of study” means a course of study, instruction or training leading to an educational award by the National Council for Educational Awards, an university in the State or such other certifying authority as may be approved by the Minister from time to time;
“the Director” in relation to a college, means the person appointed under section 9 of this Act to be the Director of the college;
F3[ ‘education and training board’ in relation to a college, means the education and training board in whose education and training board area the college is situated; ]
F4[‘education and training board’ means an education and training board established under the Education and Training Boards Act 2013;]
“establishment” and “establishment date” refer, in the case of a regional technical college established by section 3 (1) of this Act, to the commencement of this Act and, in the case of a college established by order under section 3 (2) of this Act or an educational institution or part of such an institution which by order under section 3 (3) of this Act forms part of a college, to the commencement of the order;
“functions” includes powers and duties;
“governing body”, in relation to a college, means the governing body of the college established by section 6 of this Act;
“graduate” means a person on whom there has been conferred or who has been granted or given an educational award on successful completion of a course of study at a college;
“local authority” means the council of a county, the council of a county or other borough or the council of an urban district;
“the Minister” means the Minister for Education;
(2) A reference in this Act to the performance of functions includes a reference to the exercise of powers and the performance of duties.
(3) A reference in this Act to a subsection is to a subsection of the section in which the reference is made unless the contrary is indicated.
Inserted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 3(a), S.I. No. 36 of 2007.
Substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 3(b), S.I. No. 36 of 2007.
Inserted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72(1)(a) and sch. 6 item 12, S.I. No. 211 of 2013.
Substituted (24.04.2018) by Technological Universities Act 2018 (3/2018), s. 80(a), S.I. No. 124 of 2018.
Deleted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72(1)(b) and sch. 6 item 12, S.I. No. 211 of 2013.
Inserted by Technological Universities Act 2018 (3/2018), s. 80(b), not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: definitions inserted by Technological Universities Act 2018 (3/2018), s. 80(b), not commenced as of date of revision.
F6[‘regulations of the college’ means rules made by the governing body under paragraph 12 of the Second Schedule;
‘student’ means a person registered as a student by the college or a full-time officer of the student union who was first elected or appointed to his or her office while he or she was registered as a student by the college;
‘student union’ means the student union or other student representative body recognised by the college;]
Previous affecting provision: definition of “education and training board” inserted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72(1)(a) and sch. 6 item 12, S.I. No. 211 of 2013; substituted as per F-note above.