Teaching Council (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 47 of Principal Act

29. Section 47 of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (3):

“(3A) Where—

(a) the High Court makes an interim or interlocutory order under subsection (3) that the registration of a teacher be suspended,

(b) at the date of making the order the teacher is employed as a teacher in a recognised school, and

(c) that teacher is remunerated in respect of his or her employment out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas,

the High Court shall include in the order a direction as to whether that teacher shall continue to be remunerated pursuant to his or her contract of employment out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.

(3B) A direction of the High Court under subsection (3A) that a teacher continue to be remunerated shall be subject to such terms and be for such period (not exceeding the period specified in the order for which registration is suspended) as the High Court considers appropriate.”.