Further Education and Training Act 2013


Conditions of office of members of An tSeirbhís.

11.— (1) The Minister may at any time remove from office a member of An tSeirbhís if—

(a) in the opinion of the Minister, the member has become incapable through ill-health of performing his or her functions, or has committed stated misbehaviour,

(b) the member’s removal appears to the Minister to be necessary in order to ensure the effective performance by An tSeirbhís of its functions, or

(c) the Minister is satisfied that the member has contravened the Act of 1995.

(2) A member of An tSeirbhís may resign from office by notice in writing given to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect on the day on which the Minister receives the notice.

(3) A member of An tSeirbhís shall cease to be qualified for office and shall cease to hold office if he or she—

(a) is adjudicated bankrupt,

(b) makes a composition or arrangement with creditors,

(c) is convicted of any indictable offence in relation to a company,

(d) is convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty, whether in connection with a company or not,

(e) is the subject of an order under section 160 of the Companies Act 1990, or

(f) is sentenced to a term of imprisonment by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(4) A member of An tSeirbhís shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, hold office upon such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and allowances) as may be determined by the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.