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Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 2001

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Number 23 of 2001


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2001


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation, construction and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Orders.

4.

Repeals.

5.

Expenses.

6.

Service of documents.

PART 2

Vocational Education Committees

7.

Composition of vocational education committees.

8.

First meeting of vocational education committee.

9.

Functions of vocational education committee.

10.

Conferral of additional functions on vocational education committee.

11.

Reserved functions.

12.

Executive functions.

13.

Transfer of functions of vocational education committee.

14.

Directions of Minister.

15.

Chief executive officer.

16.

Delegation by chief executive officer.

17.

Accountability of chief executive officer to Public Accounts Committee.

18.

Accountability of chief executive officer to other Oireachtas Committees.

19.

Application of section 19 of Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993, to vocational education committees.

20.

Staff.

21.

Cooperation between vocational education committees.

22.

Expenditure limit for vocational education committee.

23.

Aggregate of monies borrowed by vocational education committee.

24.

Deposit of monies standing to credit of vocational education committee.

25.

Service plan.

26.

Amendment of service plan.

27.

Expenditure in excess of amount determined under section 22.

28.

Accounts of a vocational education committee.

29.

Annual report of a vocational education committee.

30.

Education plans.

31.

Subcommittees of vocational education committee.

32.

Finance Subcommittee.

33.

Expenses of members of vocational education committee and representation of vocational education committee at conferences.

34.

Amendment of section 38 of Principal Act.

35.

Minister may by order extend Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Area.

PART 3

Miscellaneous

36.

Amendment of Act of 1998.

37.

Amendment of section 5 of Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992.

38.

Amendment of section 5 of Dublin Institute of Technology Act, 1992.

SCHEDULE 1

Enactments Repealed

SCHEDULE 2

Reserved Functions


Acts Referred To

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Acts, 1963 to 1999

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993

1993, No.   8

Dublin Institute of Technology Act, 1992

1992, No. 15

Dublin Institute of Technology Acts, 1992 and 1994

Education Act, 1998

1998, No. 51

Education Acts, 1878 to 1998

National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act, 2000

2000, No. 39

Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992

1992, No. 16

Regional Technical Colleges Acts, 1992 to 1999

Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Act, 1999

1999, No. 20

Vocational Education Act, 1930

1930, No. 29

Vocational Education Acts, 1930 to 1999

Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1936

1936, No. 50

Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1944

1944, No.   9

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Number 23 of 2001


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2001


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES, TO MAKE PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE PERFORMANCE BY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES OF THEIR FUNCTIONS AND IN RELATION TO EXPENDITURE BY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES, TO AMEND THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT, 1930, THE EDUCATION ACT, 1998, THE REGIONAL TECHNICAL COLLEGES ACT, 1992, AND THE DUBLIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1992, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [5th July, 2001]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: