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 or partnership school kura hourua 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 19 May 2017, by section 7 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 3: amended, on 13 June 2013, by section 5 of the Education Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 34).

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