Education and Training Boards Act 2013

33.

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.