Teaching Council Act 2001

Removal from register for failure to apply for renewal of registration.

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34.—(1) F33 [ Subject to subsection (1A) , where a registered teacher ] fails to apply for renewal of registration in accordance with section 33 , the Council shall, upon the expiration of his or her registration, inform him or her, by notice in writing, that he or she shall be removed from the register within one month from the date of such notice unless an application is received for renewal of registration within that period together with such renewal fee for late renewal of registration as may be prescribed under section 23 .

F34 [ (1A) Where a registered teacher who fails to apply for renewal of registration in accordance with section 33 is one to whom subsection (5) of that section applies, subsection (1) shall only apply where the registered teacher has complied with subsection (5) of section 33 . ]

(2) ( a)  Subject to paragraph (b), where a registered teacher fails to apply for renewal of registration in accordance with subsection (1), the Council shall remove the teacher from the register.

F33 [ ( b ) Where a complaint has been made in relation to a registered teacher under section 42 (amended by section 20 of the Act of 2015) the Council shall not remove that registered teacher from the register under this section until that complaint has either been refused to be referred or refused to be considered, as the case may be, under subsection (3)(b), (5)(b), (8)(aa) or (9)(b) , of section 42 (as so amended) or any inquiry in relation to that complaint has been completed in accordance with Part 5 . ]

(3) A registered teacher who has been removed from the register in accordance with subsection (2) may apply to the Council for registration and section 31 shall apply.

Annotations

Amendments:

F33

Substituted (2.11.2016) by Teaching Council (Amendment) Act 2015 (31/2015), s. 18(a), S.I. No. 556 of 2016.

F34

Inserted (2.11.2016) by Teaching Council (Amendment) Act 2015 (31/2015), s. 18(b), S.I. No. 556 of 2016.