Education Act 1989

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240 Establishment of Committee

(1)

A committee to be known as the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors Committee is established.

(2)

The Committee is the same body as the Vice-Chancellors Committee that was established immediately before the commencement of this section under section 46 of the Universities Act 1961 but shall be constituted in accordance with this section.

(3)

The Committee consists of the Vice-Chancellors of such of the institutions as are universities.

(4)

If an office of Vice-Chancellor of a university is vacant, the person for the time being acting in that office shall be deemed to be the Vice-Chancellor of that university for the purposes of this Act.

(5)

The Committee is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal; and is capable of—

(a)

holding real and personal property; and

(b)

suing and being sued; and

(c)

otherwise doing and suffering all that bodies corporate may lawfully do and suffer.

(6)

Sections 153 to 156 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 apply to the Committee as if it were a Crown entity within the meaning of that Act.

(7)

Schedule 14 applies to the Committee.

Section 240: inserted, on 23 July 1990, by section 41 of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 240(6): replaced, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).