Teaching Council Act 2001

Privilege in respect of certain matters.

59

59.—(1) Utterances made by a person to whom this section applies for the purposes of the performance of the functions of the Council or a committee under this Act, shall be absolutely privileged and such utterances, and documents, or records, in any form prepared by a person to whom this section applies, for the purpose of such performance and reports of the Council or a committee, shall be absolutely privileged wherever and however published.

(2) In this section “a person to whom this section applies” means—

( a) a member of the Council,

( b) an employee of the Council,

( c) a member of a committee, or

( d) an adviser or consultant to the Council or a committee or an employee of such person.