Education Act 1989

11H Process for developing and adopting enrolment scheme

(1)

If the Secretary gives a written notice to a State school that there is, or is likely to be, overcrowding at the school, the board of the school must develop an enrolment scheme for the school.

(2)

A board may not begin developing an enrolment scheme unless it has received a written notice of the type referred to in subsection (1).

(3)

When developing a proposed enrolment scheme, a board must consult with whatever persons and organisations it considers appropriate and, in particular, must take all reasonable steps to discover and consider the views of—

(a)

the parents of students at the school; and

(b)

the people living in the area for which the school is a reasonably convenient school; and

(c)

the students and prospective students of the school (depending on their age and maturity); and

(d)

the boards of other schools that could be affected by the proposed enrolment scheme.

(4)

In addition to the consultation required by subsection (3),—

(a)

the board of a Kura Kaupapa Maori must consult with the persons and organisations that the board believes have an interest in fostering the school’s adherence to Te Aho Matua and any special characteristics set out in the school’s charter:

(b)

the board of a designated character school must consult with those persons and organisations that the board believes have an interest in fostering the aims, purposes, and objectives that constitute the school’s different character:

(c)

the board of a State integrated school must consult with the school’s proprietors.

(5)

If the Secretary approves a proposed enrolment scheme for a State school, the school’s board must pass a resolution adopting the scheme as soon as practicable.

Section 11H: replaced, on 8 July 2000, by section 4 of the Education Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 21).

Section 11H(4)(c): amended, on 19 May 2017, by section 13 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).