Education Act 1998 (Publication of Inspection Reports on Schools and Centres for Education) Regulations 2006

 
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S.I. No. 49 of 2006

ORDER

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Education Act 1998 (Publication of Inspection Reports on Schools and Centres for Education) Regulations 2006


I, Mary Hanafin, Minister for Education and Science, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 33 of the Education Act 1998 (No. 51 of 1998), and having consulted with patrons, national associations of parents, recognised school management organisations and recognised trade unions and staff associations representing teachers, hereby make the following Regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Education Act 1998 (Publication of Inspection Reports on Schools and Centres for Education) Regulations 2006.

2. (1) Subject to paragraph (2) and Regulation 3, the Chief Inspector shall publish, as soon as practicable after its making and in such manner as the Minister directs, each report on the inspection of a recognised school or centre for education made by an Inspector in the performance of his or her functions under clause (v) of section 13(3)(a)(i) of the Education Act 1998 (No. 51 of 1998).

(2) This Regulation shall only apply to inspections of recognised schools or centres for education commenced on or after 6 February 2006.

3. The Chief Inspector shall not publish a report on an inspection that is carried out by an Inspector-

(a) for the purpose of assessing the performance by a teacher of his or her duties, or

(b) as a result of a grievance of a student, or his or her parents, relating to the student's school.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

30 Eanair 2006.

Mary Hanafin TD

Minister for Education and Science.

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