Teaching Council (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 35 of Principal Act

19. Section 35 of the Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2):

“(2) Where a registered teacher applies to be removed from the register under subsection (1) and a complaint has been made under section 42 (amended by section 20 of the Act of 2015) in relation to the teacher, the Council shall not consider the application under subsection (1) until that complaint has either been refused to be referred or refused to be considered, as the case may be, under subsection (3)(b), (5)(b), (8)(aa) or (9)(b), of section 42 (as so amended) or any inquiry in relation to that complaint has been completed in accordance with Part 5.”.