1993 Legislative Session: 2nd Session, 35th Parliament
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HONOURABLE ROBIN BLENCOE
MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE
FOR MULTICULTURALISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS.
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1 Section 7 (c) of the Teaching Profession Act, S.B.C. 1987, c. 19, is repealed and the following substituted:
(c) written consent of the member for the nomination has been filed with the registrar by April 15 of the year in which the election is to take place.
2 Section 9 is repealed and the following substituted:
9 (1) The college must hold elections for members of the council during the period October 14 to December 7 in 1993.
(2) The college must hold elections for members of the council during the period April 15 to June 7 in
(a) each odd numbered zone in the Schedule in 1995 and each odd numbered year thereafter, and
(b) each even numbered zone in the Schedule in 1996 and each even numbered year thereafter.
(3) The term of office of an elected member of council is
(a) to December 31, 1993 for members elected in 1991,
(b) from January 1, 1994 to July 31, 1995 for members elected in 1993 in each odd numbered zone in the Schedule,
(c) from January 1, 1994 to July 31, 1996 for members elected in 1993 in each even numbered zone in the Schedule, and
(d) for a 2 year term commencing on the August 1 following the election in 1995 or a subsequent year.
3 Section 10 is repealed.
4 Section 17 is repealed and the following substituted:
17 (1) In each year, other than in 1993, the persons who will be members of the council on August 1 of that year must, during June or July of that year, elect one of their number to be the chair to hold office and to be the head of the college for one year from that August 1.
(2) Despite subsection (1), the members of the council on January 1, 1994 must elect one of their number to be the chair and to hold office and be head of the college from the date of the election to July 31, 1994.
(3) A person may be elected as chair under this section for a second or subsequent term.
(4) If a chair is unable to assume office or the office becomes vacant, the council must elect another person who will be a member of the council over the term of the vacancy to be the chair for the remainder of that term.
(5) The council may fix the salaries or fees to be paid to persons elected under this section or appointed under section 18.
5 Section 22 (b) and (c) is repealed and the following substituted:
(b) appoint committees it considers necessary and delegate to those committees, with the limitations or conditions it considers appropriate, any powers or duties of the council, except those concerning
(i) fees payable by members, or
(ii) matters allocated to the discipline committee, qualifications committee or teacher education programs committee.
6 Sections 23 (1) (f) and 27 are amended by striking out "professional development committee" wherever it appears and substituting "teacher education programs committee".
7 Sections 26 (5) and 28 (5) are amended by striking out "chairman" and substituting "committee chair".
8 Section 27 (3) is amended
(a) by repealing paragraphs (a), (c) and (e), and
(b) in paragraph (b) by striking out "teacher training" wherever it appears and substituting "teacher education".
9 Sections 42 and 91 are repealed.
10 The Schedule is amended by striking out "Nisgha" and substituting "Nisga'a".
11 Section 1 comes into force on January 1, 1994.
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