Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992

Establishment of colleges.

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3. F7 [ (1)( a ) Each institution of higher education specified in column (1) of the First Schedule is declared to be a college to which this Act applies and shall, subject to subsection (4) , continue to bear, and to be known by, the name in the Irish language or in the English language by which it is referred to in that Schedule.

( b ) Col á iste Eala í ne agus Deartha Crawford (Crawford College of Art and Design), Ceol-Scoil Chorca í (Cork School of Music) and Col á iste N á isi ú nta Mara na h É ireann (National Maritime College of Ireland) are declared to be schools of the Cork Institute of Technology and each of them shall continue to bear, and to be known by, the name in the Irish language or in the English language by which it is referred to in this paragraph.

( c ) (i) Col á iste Turas ó ireachta Na Cealla Beaga (Tourism College Killybegs) is declared to be a school of the Letterkenny Institute of Technology and it shall continue to bear, and to be known by, the name in the Irish language or the English language by which it is referred to in this paragraph, or by such other name as the governing body, subject to the consent of the Minister, may determine.

(ii) Every person who, immediately before the commencement of this paragraph, is

(I) an employee of County Donegal Vocational Education Committee, and

(II) working for the college referred to in subparagraph (i) ,

shall, on such commencement, become and be a member of the staff of Letterkenny Institute of Technology and shall not, while in the service of that college, receive less remuneration or be subject to less beneficial conditions of service than the remuneration approved by the Minister with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance to which that person was entitled and the conditions of service approved by the Minister to which the person was subject before such commencement. ]

(2) F8 [ ]

(3) F9 [ ]

(4) The Minister may, following consultation with the governing body of a college, by order change the name of the college in the First Schedule and amend the said Schedule accordingly.

(5) A college shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F7

Substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 4(a), S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

F8

Deleted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 4(b), S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

F9

Deleted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 4(b), S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

Editorial Notes:

E3

Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) substituted (11.06.2001) by Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 1999 (26/1999), s. 32(a), S.I. No. 418 of 2001; substituted as per F-note above.

E4

Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) amended (6.07.1999) by Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Act 1999(20/1999), s. 4(1)(a), commenced on enactment; substituted as per F-note above.

E5

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (28.01.1998) by Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992 (Change of Name of College) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 19 of 1998); sch. 1 substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 24, S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

E6

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (18.12.1997) by Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992 (Change of Name of College) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 512 of 1997); sch. 1 substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 24, S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

E7

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (7.05.1997) by Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 199 of 1997), in effect as per art. 1(2); sch. 1 substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 24, S.I. No. 36 of 2007.

E8

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.04.1997) by Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992 (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 149 of 1997), in effect as per art. 1(2); sch. 1 substituted (1.02.2007) by Institutes of Technology Act 2006 (25/2006), s. 24, S.I. No. 36 of 2007.