Teaching Council Act, 2001

Renewal of registration.

33.—(1) Registration shall be valid for 12 months from the date of registration.

(2) Subject to the payment of such renewal fee as may be prescribed under section 23 , a registered teacher may apply for renewal of his or her registration for further periods each of which shall not exceed 12 months.

(3) An application for renewal of registration shall be made before the expiration of the period of validity of registration.

(4) A term of renewal of registration shall take effect from the expiration of the previous registration.

(5) On receipt of an application for renewal of registration and the prescribed fee the Council shall, as soon as practicable, send to the registered teacher a receipt stating that payment of the fee has been received and that registration has been renewed for a further 12 months.

(6) A receipt issued by the Council under subsection (5) shall, without proof of the signature of the person purporting to sign the receipt or that such person was the proper person so to sign, be evidence in any legal proceedings that the registration has been renewed and is current, unless the contrary is shown.