Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007

3.

Amendment of section 13 of Act of 1998.

3.— Section 13 of the Act of 1998 is amended—

( a) in subsection (3), by deleting paragraphs ( a)(ii) and ( h),

( b) by deleting subsection (4), and

( c) by adding the following subsections:

“(13) The Chief Inspector, with the consent of the Minister, may delegate the performance of one or more of his or her functions to an Inspector nominated by the Chief Inspector and functions so delegated to such an Inspector shall be performable by him or her accordingly.

(14) The Minister may appoint an Inspector to perform the functions of the Chief Inspector during any period in which the Chief Inspector is temporarily unable to perform his or her functions, whether because of absence, ill-health or for any other reason, and, for the duration of that period, the functions of the Chief Inspector shall be performable by the Inspector so appointed accordingly.”.