(1) In this section,—
Designated school means a school specified in the Schedule to this Act or a school designated under subsection (3) of this section
The new provisions means section 105C of the principal Act (as inserted by section 2 of this Act)
(2) In this section, terms defined in section 105C(1) of the principal Act (as inserted by section 2 of this Act) shall have the meanings there assigned to them.
(3) The Minister may from time to time, by notice in the Education Gazette, designate any State school a school in respect of which the new provisions are to apply before the transition date.
(4) The Minister shall not designate a school under subsection (3) of this section unless satisfied that—
(5) The Minister may from time to time, by notice in the Education Gazette, prescribe health syllabuses for designated schools, or for any specified classes at such schools, and may at any time amend or revoke any such notice; and until the transition date the principal of every designated school shall ensure that the syllabus prescribed is taught at that school.
(6) Notwithstanding the new provisions, but subject to subsection (7) of this section, before the transition date, the treatment of the various elements of the health syllabus at State schools that are not designated schools shall not be determined under the new provisions.
(7) Where the treatment of the various elements of the health syllabus (other than sex education) at a State school has never in fact been determined under the new provisions, the new provisions shall have effect in respect of that school,—
(8) Forthwith after the Director-General receives the report commissioned by him from the University of Otago and agreed to be made to him by the university under a contract embodied in—
he shall give 2 copies to the Minister; and within 8 sitting days of being given those copies, the Minister shall lay a copy before Parliament for reference to a select committee.