Teaching Council Act, 2001


14.—(1) In this section “the Act of 1980” means the Local Government (Superannuation) Act, 1980 .

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the Act of 1980 shall apply to the Council and its employees (including the Director) as if the Council were a local authority and the employees were employees of a local authority.

(3) The functions conferred on the Minister for the Environment and Local Government by the Act of 1980, or any instrument made thereunder, shall, for the purposes of that Act as applied to the Council by subsection (2), be performable by the Minister and not by the Minister for the Environment and Local Government.

(4) Schemes and regulations (including modifications to such schemes and regulations) made, before the establishment day, under the Act of 1980 shall, subject to any modifications which the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, specify by order, apply to the employees (including the Director) of the Council.