Teaching Council Act, 2001


23.—(1) The Council may charge, receive and recover such fees as the Council may from time to time prescribe, subject to the consent of the Minister, in relation to the performance by the Council of its functions, the provision by it of services (other than a service consisting of the provision of advice to the Minister or another Minister of the Government) and the carrying on by it of activities.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Council may charge fees in respect of all or any of the following:

(a) registration under section 31 ;

(b) inspection of or provision of a copy from the register under section 29 (6);

(c) the issue of a certificate of registration under section 31 to a registered teacher;

(d) renewal of registration under section 33 ;

(e) late renewal of registration under section 34 ;

(f) removal from the register under section 35 ;

(g) correction of the register on the application of a registered teacher under section 36 ;

(h) the review and accreditation of programmes of teacher education and training under section 38 ;

(i) restoration to the register under section 46 ;

(j) any other service which the Council may, from time to time, provide.

(3) The Council may recover as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction, from any person by whom it is payable, any amount due and owing to it under subsection (1).