Teaching Council Act 2001

PART I

Preliminary and General

Short title and commencement.

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1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Teaching Council Act, 2001.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes or provisions.

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

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Application of section affected (with retrospective effect from 10.09.2004) by Teaching Council (Amendment) Act 2006 (2/2006), s. 2, commenced on enactment.

Principal Act - operation and validity of certain provisions and acts.

2.— (1) Notwithstanding section 1(2) of the Principal Act, sections 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 to 10 of that Act (referred to subsequently in this Act as the “relevant sections”) shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 10th day of September 2004.

(2) Accordingly—

(a) the Teaching Council (First Election of Members) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 916 of 2004) shall be deemed to have been validly made and to have come into operation on the date of their purported making, namely the 10th day of September 2004, and

(b) (i) each of the elections and nominations mentioned in section 8 of the Principal Act purported to have been conducted or made before the passing of this Act, and

(ii) any condition precedent to the conducting of any such election or the making of any such nomination purported to have been satisfied before such passing,

shall, as respect its conducting, making or satisfaction, as the case may be, have the same validity and effect as it would have had, had an order under section 1(2) of the Principal Act been made appointing the 10th day of September 2004 as the day on which the relevant sections come into operation.

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (25.07.2016) by Teaching Council Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 407 of 2016).

2. The 25th day of July 2016 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Teaching Council Act 2001 (No. 8 of 2001) come into operation:

(a) paragraph (i) of section 7(2);

(b) Part 5;

(c) section 60;

(d) Schedule 3.

E2

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (28.01.2014) by Teaching Council Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 419 of 2013).

2. The 28th day of January 2014 is appointed as the day on which section 30 of the Teaching Council Act 2001 (No. 8 of 2001) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.09.2012) by Teaching Council Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 328 of 2012).

2. The 1st day of September 2012 is appointed as the day on which paragraphs (f) and (g) of section 7 (2) of the Teaching Council Act 2001 come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (28.03.2006) by Teaching Council Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 184 of 2006).

2. The 28th day of March 2006 is appointed as the day on which so much of the Teaching Council Act 2001 (No. 8 of 2001) as is not in operation comes into operation, except-

(a) paragraphs (f), (g) and (i) of section 7(2),

(b) sections 30, 39 and 60, and

(c) Part 5.