Vocational Education Act, 1930

Dissolution of vocational education committees.

108.—(1) If and whenever—

(a) the Minister is satisfied after the holding of a local inquiry that the duties of a vocational education committee are not being duly and effectively discharged by such committee; or

(b) a vocational education committee wilfully neglects to comply with any lawful order, direction, or regulation of the Minister; or

(c) a vocational education committee fails to comply with any judgment, order, or decree of any court in Saorst[html]t Eireann; or

(d) a vocational education committee refuses after due notice to allow its accounts to be audited by an auditor appointed for the purpose under this Act;

the Minister may by order dissolve such committee and, as he may think fit, either order (under the power hereinafter conferred on him) a new election of members of such committee or transfer the property and the several powers and duties of such committee to any body or person or persons.

(2) Whenever the Minister makes an order under this section dissolving a vocational education committee, he may appoint such and so many persons as he shall think fit to perform the duties of such committee, and may from time to time remove all or any such persons and appoint others in their place, and may fix the tenure of office, duties and remuneration of all such persons.

(3) The remuneration of all persons appointed under the foregoing sub-section shall be paid out of the vocational education fund of the dissolved committee.

(4) In either the first or the second election year after a vocational education committee has been dissolved under this section, the Minister shall by order cause a new election of members of such committee to be made, and upon the completion of such new election all the properties, powers, and duties of the dissolved committee shall vest in the committee so elected, notwithstanding that the same may have been transferred by the Minister under this section to any other body, persons or person.

(5) The Minister may from time to time by order do all such things and make all such regulations as in his opinion shall be necessary for giving full effect to any order made by him under this section.