The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-07-23

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1789

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1997

Made
23rd July 1997

Laid before Parliament
30th July 1997

Coming into force
1st September 1997

Whereas the review body appointed under section 1(1) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991(1) (“the Act”) have made a report following the reference to them of certain matters;
And whereas the Secretary of State has consulted, in accordance with section 2(1) and (2) of the Act, such associations of local education authorities, such bodies representing the interests of governors of voluntary, grant-maintained and grant-maintained special schools and such bodies representing school teachers as appeared to him to be concerned;

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1), (3) and (4) and 5(4) of the Act hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and revocation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 1st September 1997.

(2) The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1996(2) and the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1997(3) are hereby revoked.

Application

2.  This Order applies to school teachers (as defined in section 5(1) and (2) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991) in England and Wales.

School Teachers' Pay and Conditions

3.  It is hereby directed that the provisions set out in the document published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and entitled “School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 1997”(4) shall have effect from 1st September 1997.

Stephen Byers
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
23rd July 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, which is made under section 2(1) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991 (“the Act”), refers to a document entitled “School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 1997” (“the Document”) published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, which is obtainable from book shops of The Stationery Office Limited and through booksellers.
The Order directs that the provisions set out in the Document shall have effect from 1st September 1997.
The Order applies to all school teachers (as defined in section 5(1) and (2) of the Act and including teachers employed by education associations, joint committees and the governing bodies of groups of grant-maintained and grant-maintained special schools) in England and Wales. By virtue of section 2(6)(a) of the Act, the remuneration of school teachers to whom the Order applies is to be determined and paid to them by local education authorities or, in the case of school teachers in grant-maintained or grant-maintained special schools, by the governing bodies of such schools, in accordance with the scales and other provisions set out in the Document. By virtue of section 232(5) of the Education Act 1996 and section 31(7) of the School Inspections Act 1996 the effect of section 2(6)(a) is that the remuneration of school teachers employed by joint committees and education associations respectively is to be determined and paid to them by that joint committee or education association. By virtue of section 2(6)(b) of the Act, the provisions set out in the Document relating to the other statutory conditions of employment have effect as terms of the contracts of employment of school teachers to whom the Order applies.


(1)
1991 c. 49. The provisions of the Act extend to grant-maintained special schools by virtue of S.I. 1994/653.

(2)
S.I. 1996/1816.

(3)
S.I. 1997/755.

(4)
ISBN 0 11 271012 3.
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