Education Amendment Act 2015

11 Section 177 amended (Chairperson and deputy chairperson)

(1)

Replace section 177(3) to (5) with:

(2A)

The election of a member to fill the vacant office of chairperson or deputy chairperson of the council must be for a stated period (not exceeding the term of the member’s current term as a member of the council).

(3)

A member of the council who is the chief executive of the institution, a member of the staff of the institution, or a student enrolled at the institution is not eligible for election as the chairperson or deputy chairperson of the council.

(4)

The chairperson or deputy chairperson of a council—

(a)

holds office for the period for which he or she is elected; but

(b)

is eligible for re-election.

(5)

If the term of office of the chairperson or deputy chairperson of a council expires before a successor is elected, he or she continues in office until a successor is elected.

(5A)

Subsection (5) overrides subsection (4).

(2)

After section 177(6), insert:

(6A)

Subsection (6) overrides subsections (4) and (5).