Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975

2 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

controlling authority, in relation to an integrated school, means its board of trustees established under Part 9 of the Education Act 1989

education with a special character means education within the framework of a particular or general religious or philosophical belief, and associated with observances or traditions appropriate to that belief

integrated school means a private school originally established to provide education with a special character that, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, has, by the free choice of the proprietors of the school, been established as an integrated school, and has thereby become part of the State system of education in New Zealand; and includes any school that has been established as an integrated school with the consent of the Minister given pursuant to subsection (3) of section 5

integration means the conditions and procedures on and by which a private school may become established as part of the State system of education and remain part of that system on a basis whereby the education with a special character which it provides is preserved and safeguarded; and integrated has a corresponding meaning

integration agreement means an agreement entered into under section 7 between the proprietors and the Minister, under which provision is made for establishing a private school as an integrated school; and includes a supplementary agreement entered into under that section

land has the same meaning as in the Land Transfer Act 1952

proprietor or proprietors, in relation to a private school or an integrated school, means that corporation, body of trustees, or other person or body of persons, which or who have the primary responsibility for determining the special character of the school and for supervising the maintenance of that special character, and who own, hold upon trust, or lease the land and buildings that constitute the school premises

State school means a school or other educational institution established under Part 3 of the Education Act 1964.

(2)

Except as provided in subsection (1), unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a)

words and expressions defined in the Education Act 1989 have the meaning so defined; and

(b)

subject to paragraph (a), words and expressions defined in the Education Act 1964 have the meaning so defined.

(3)

Unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a)

every reference in this Act to a State school shall be read as excluding an integrated school:

(b)

every reference in any other enactment or document to—

(i)

a State primary school shall be read as including an integrated school that is a primary school:

(ii)

a State secondary school shall be read as including an integrated school that is a secondary school:

(iii)

a State school shall be read as including a reference to an integrated school.

Section 2(1) controlling authority: replaced, on 1 October 1989, by section 141 of the Education Act 1989 (1989 No 80).

Section 2(1) integration agreement: replaced, on 19 December 1998, by section 2(1) of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 119).

Section 2(1) proprietor or proprietors: replaced, on 19 December 1998, by section 2(2) of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 119).

Section 2(2): replaced, on 23 July 1990, by section 50(1) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(3)(b): amended, on 1 October 1989, by section 141 of the Education Act 1989 (1989 No 80).