Education and Training Boards Act 2013
Cesser of membership.
33.— (1) A person shall cease to be a member of an education and training board and a casual vacancy arises in its membership immediately upon he or she becoming disqualified from membership under section 34 or where—
(a) in the case of a person elected under section 30(1)(a), he or she ceases for any reason, to be a member of a local authority,
(b) in the case of a person elected in accordance with regulations made under section 30(7), he or she ceases to be a member of staff of the education and training board of which he or she is a member, or
(c) in the case of a person appointed under section 30(1)(c), and subject to subsection (2), he or she ceases to be the parent of—
(i) any child who has not reached 18 years of age and is registered as a student in a centre for education or recognised school, or
(ii) a learner in a children detention school, prison, education or training facility or other facility maintained by any other public service body where the board provides education or training.
(2) Where a person to whom subsection (1)(c) applies ceases to have a child under the age of 18 registered as a student of a recognised school by reason only of the permanent exclusion of the child from the school, that person shall not cease to be a member of the board for that reason only until the later of the following occurs under the Act of 1998—
(a) the time for the taking of an appeal against the exclusion of the child has passed and no appeal has been taken, or
(b) the decision to permanently exclude the child has been upheld on appeal.
(3) Where a person ceases to be a member of an education and training board for any reason he or she also ceases to be a member of any body—
(a) to which he or she was elected, nominated or appointed by an education and training board, or
(b) of which he or she was a member by virtue of being a member of an education and training board.
(4) Nothing in this section shall be construed so as to affect the validity of anything previously done by a person while he or she was a member of the education and training board concerned.