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Vocational Education Act, 1930

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Number 29 of 1930.


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT, 1930.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

PRELIMINARY.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Continuation education.

4.

Technical education.

5.

Date of attainment of any particular age.

PART II.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES.

6.

Vocational education areas.

7.

Establishment of vocational education committees.

8.

Constitution of vocational education committees.

9.

Elections of members of committees.

10.

Term of office of members of committees.

11.

Resignation and disqualification of members of committees.

12.

Filling of casual vacancies in committees.

13.

Meetings of vocational education committees.

14.

Triennial meetings of vocational education committees.

15.

Chairman of vocational education committees.

16.

Vice-chairman of vocational education Committees.

17.

Temporary Chairman at first meetings and triennial meetings.

18.

Procedure at meetings of committees.

19.

Meetings abandoned for want of quorum.

20.

Minutes, registers, and records to be kept by committees.

21.

Sub-committees of vocational education committees.

22.

Payment of travelling expenses to members of certain committees.

23.

Officers of vocational education committees.

24.

First chief executive officers of certain committees.

25.

Application of Part IV. of the Act of 1925.

26.

Application of certain provisions of the Act of 1925 as amended.

27.

Removal of officers and servants by the Minister.

28.

Acquisition of lands by vocational education committees.

29.

Acceptance of educational endowments by committees.

PART III.

CONTINUATION EDUCATION AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

30.

Duties generally of vocational education committees.

31.

General schemes.

32.

General powers in relation to continuation education.

33.

Registration of certain persons attending continuation schools and courses.

34.

General powers in relation to technical education.

35.

Existing supply of technical education.

36.

Determination of subject-matter of powers.

37.

Deficiency in supply of continuation education or technical education.

38.

Higher technical education.

39.

Establishment of scholarships.

40.

Co-operation between committees.

41.

Fees to be charged by committees.

PART IV.

FINANCE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES.

42.

Rating authorities and areas of charge.

43.

Annual local contributions to vocational education committees.

44.

Preparation of annual schemes by committees.

45.

Consideration of annual scheme by estimates sub-committee.

46.

Demand by committee for annual local contribution.

47.

Treasurer of vocational education committees.

48.

Vocational education fund.

49.

Powers of borrowing.

50.

Borrowing by vocational education committee for permanent works.

51.

Grants by rating authorities.

52.

Application of certain moneys.

53.

Application of parliamentary grants.

54.

Expenses of delegates to certain conferences.

55.

Subscription to certain agencies and associations.

56.

Travelling expenses and maintenance of teachers attending certain classes.

57.

Non-application of section 51 (7) of the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898.

58.

Audit of accounts of vocational education committees.

PART V.

ENFORCEMENT OF CONTINUATION EDUCATION.

59.

Interpretation of this Part of this Act.

60.

District to which this Part of this Act applies.

61.

Courses of instruction provided by vocational education committees.

62.

Approved courses and approved schools.

63.

Obligation to attend for instruction.

64.

Reasonable excuses for failure to attend for instruction.

65.

The enforcing authority.

66.

Parents to furnish particulars of their children.

67.

Employers to furnish particulars.

68.

Information to be furnished by Juvenile Advisory Committees.

69.

Facilities for attending courses of instruction.

70.

Returns by principal teachers.

71.

Duty to enforce attendance of young persons for instruction.

72.

Parent to notify cause of absence.

73.

Failure to comply with this Part of this Act.

74.

Attendance officers.

75.

Authentication of warnings, notices, etc.

76.

Prosecutions at suit of attendance officer.

77.

Miscellaneous provisions as to prosecutions.

78.

Expenses.

PART VI.

ENFORCEMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

79.

Persons to whom this Part of this Act applies.

80.

Interpretation of this Part of this Act.

81.

District to which this Part of this Act applies.

82.

Designated trades.

83.

Technical education in districts to which this Part of this Act applies.

84.

Obligation to attend courses in technical education.

85.

The enforcing authority.

86.

Employers to furnish particulars.

87.

Facilities for attending courses of instruction.

88.

Duty of enforcing authority.

89.

Attendance officers.

90.

Authentication of notices, etc.

91.

Prosecution at suit of attendance officer.

92.

Provisions in relation to prosecutions.

93.

Expenses.

PART VII.

Transitory Provisions in Relation to Committees of Technical Instruction.

94.

The appointed day.

95.

Transfer of functions etc. to vocational education committees.

96.

Transfer of property to vocational education committees.

97.

Transfer of debts and liabilities to vocational education committees.

98.

Continuance of pending transactions.

99.

Transfer of officers to vocational education committees.

PART VIII.

AMALGAMATION OF URBAN DISTRICT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AREAS WITH COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AREAS.

100.

Amalgamation of urban district and county vocational education areas.

101.

Effect of amalgamation order.

102.

Ancillary provisions in amalgamation orders.

PART IX.

GENERAL POWERS OF THE MINISTER.

103.

Continuation education and technical education in the Gaeltacht.

104.

Consultative councils.

105.

Local inquiries by the Minister.

106.

Attendance of witnesses at local inquiries.

107.

Administration of oaths at local inquiries.

108.

Dissolution of vocational education committees.

109.

Grants to certain schools.

110.

Grants by the Minister.

111.

Scales of salaries for teachers.

112.

Travelling expenses for officers.

113.

Training and certification of teachers.

114.

Inspection of schools.

115.

Records to be kept by schools in receipt of grants.

116.

Facilities to teachers.

PART X.

MISCELLANEOUS.

117.

Special provisions in relation to Dublin and Cork.

118.

Special provisions in relation to Bray Urban District.

119.

Service of notices.

120.

Inspection and copies of registers of births and deaths.

121.

Offences in relation to certificates.

122.

Exemption from certain disqualifications.

123.

Saving for industrial or reformatory schools.

124.

Expenses of this Act.

125.

Regulations.

126.

Repeals.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

The Scheduled Urban Districts.

SECOND SCHEDULE.

Rules for Payments of Travelling Expenses.

THIRD SCHEDULE.

Maximum Annual Liabilities in Respect of Annual Local Contributions.

FOURTH SCHEDULE.

County or other Boroughs referred to in Parts V and VI of this Act.

FIFTH SCHEDULE.

Enactments Repealed.


Acts Referred to

Local Government Act, 1925

No. 5 of 1925

Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

No. 9 of 1923

Local Government (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Act, 1924

No. 13 of 1924

Local Government Act, 1927

No. 3 of 1927

Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926

No. 39 of 1926

School Attendance Act, 1926

No. 17 of 1926

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

No. 27 of 1930

Cork City Management Act, 1929

No. 1 of 1929

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Number 29 of 1930.


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT, 1930.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION IN RELATION TO CONTINUATION EDUCATION AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. [21st July, 1930.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—