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British Virgin Islands Constitution

Teaching Service Commission

54A. (1) There shall be in and for the Virgin Islands a Teaching Service Commission which shall consist of three members appointed by the Governor.

(2) In appointing one member of the Teaching Service Commission the Governor shall act in his discretion and in appointing one member thereof he shall act after consultation with the British Virgin Islands Teachers Union.

(3) The provisions of sections 51 (2), (3), (4), and (5) and 53 of this Order shall apply in relation to the Teaching Service Commission as they apply in relation to the Public Service Commission and for that purpose shall have effect as if the references therein to the latter were references to the former.

(4) The provisions of section 52 (1) and (2) of this Order shall, in their application to any office of teacher in the Government Teaching Service, have effect in relation to any such office as if the references therein to the Public Service Commission were references to the Teaching Service Commission.

55. (1) Power to make appointments to the offices to which this section applies and to remove and to exercise disciplinary control over persons holding or acting in such offices shall vest in the Governor, acting after consultation with the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.

(2) This section applies to the offices of the Attorney General and Magistrate, any office in the public service of any Registrar or other officer of the High Court who is required to possess legal qualifications, and to such other offices in the public service, for appointment to which persons are required to possess legal qualifications, as may be prescribed by any law for the time being in force in the Virgin Islands.