3 Right to free primary and secondary education

Except as provided in this Act, every person who is not an international student is entitled to free enrolment and free education at any State school during the period beginning on the person’s fifth birthday and ending on 1 January after the person’s 19th birthday.

Compare: 1964 No 135 ss 75(2), 85(1)

Section 3: amended, on 24 October 2018, by section 22 of the Education Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 40).

Section 3: amended, on 19 May 2017, by section 7 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 3: amended, on 30 August 2011, by section 5 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).