Education and Training Boards Act 2013

9.

Establishment of education and training boards.

9.— (1) There shall stand established on the establishment day the education and training boards (each of which shall be known as an education and training board) specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 for the education and training board areas specified in column (2) of that Schedule opposite the reference in column (1).

(2) An education and training board established under subsection (1) shall, subject to subsection (3), be known by the name specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 .

(3) The Minister may, at the request of an education and training board, by order specify a name, other than the name of the board specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 , by which the board may describe itself for operational purposes.

(4) A reference in this Act to the functional area of an education and training board means, in respect of an education and training board specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 , the education and training board area specified in column (2) of that Schedule opposite the reference in column (1).

(5) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, every member of a vocational education committee holding office immediately prior to the establishment day shall on the establishment day become and be a member of the relevant education and training board for a term ending on the date of the next post election meeting of that board.

(6) The Minister shall, on the establishment day, fix a date for the holding of the first meeting of each education and training board.

(7) Schedule 3 applies to education and training boards.

(8) In this section, “relevant education and training board” shall be construed in accordance with section 54.