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Findings and determinations of an informal hearing

S. 2.6.40(1) substituted by No. 27/2010 s. 39(1).

    (1)     After considering all the submissions made to the hearing, the informal hearing panel may make findings about whether or not—

        (a)     the teacher has by act or omission engaged in misconduct; or

        (b)     the matter should be referred to a formal hearing.

S. 2.6.40(1A) inserted by No. 27/2010 s. 39(1).

    (1A)     If the panel finds that the teacher has engaged in misconduct, the panel may make one or more of the following determinations—

S. 2.6.40
(1A)(a) amended by No. 14/2013 s. 20(2).

        (a)     that the matter be referred to a medical panel hearing, if the panel is of the opinion that the teacher's ability to practise as a teacher is seriously detrimentally affected or likely to be seriously detrimentally affected because of an impairment;

        (b)     that the teacher be cautioned;

        (c)     that the teacher be reprimanded;

        (d)     that any condition be placed on the teacher's registration including a condition

              (i)     that the teacher undertake and complete specified further education or training within a specified period; or

              (ii)     that the teacher undergo counselling.

S. 2.6.40(2) amended by No. 27/2010 s. 39(2).

    (2)     If the panel finds that there should be a formal hearing the panel must refer the matter to a formal hearing.

S. 2.6.41 substituted by No. 27/2010 s. 40.

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