Part 7 Control and management of State schools

60 Interpretation

In this Part, Part 7A, and Part 8, unless the context otherwise requires,—

board means a board of trustees constituted under Part 9; and

(a)

in relation to a school, means the school’s board; and

(b)

in relation to a principal, means the board of the principal’s school

charter means a charter of aims, purposes, and objectives that has been approved for a school under this Part; and, in relation to a school, means the school’s charter (or, where it has no charter in fact, the charter it is deemed by section 61(12) to have)

community of learning means a community of learning approved by the Minister in accordance with section 71C

half-day, in relation to a school, means a period of 2 hours or more during which the school is open for instruction

Minister means the Minister of the Crown who, under the authority of any warrant or with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Part

Ministry means the department of State that, with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Part

parent means a parent within the meaning of section 92

school means a State school within the meaning of section 2

Secretary means the chief executive of the Ministry

unsupervised access to students, in relation to a school, means access to any student on the school’s premises that is not access by, or supervised by, or otherwise observed by, or able to be directed (if necessary) by, any 1 or more of the following:

(a)

a registered teacher or holder of a limited authority to teach:

(b)

an employee of the school on whom a satisfactory Police vet has been conducted within the last 3 years:

(c)

a parent of the student.

Section 60: amended, on 20 May 2010, by section 16(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 25).

Section 60 assisted student: repealed, on 30 August 2011, by section 15(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 60 board paragraph (a): amended, on 20 May 2010, by section 16(2) of the Education Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 25).

Section 60 board staff: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 Chief Review Officer: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 community of learning: inserted, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(2) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 domestic student: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 exempt student: repealed, on 30 August 2011, by section 15(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 60 foreign student: repealed, on 30 August 2011, by section 15(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 60 half-day: inserted, on 29 October 2016, by section 6 of the Education Legislation Act 2016 (2016 No 72).

Section 60 international student: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 Minister: inserted, on 1 January 1992, by section 2(3) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 60 Ministry: inserted, on 1 January 1992, by section 2(3) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 60 national curriculum objective: repealed, on 1 January 1992, by section 9(2) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 60 national education guidelines: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 review officer: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 Secretary: inserted, on 1 January 1992, by section 2(3) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 60 Teachers Council: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 39(1) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 60 unsupervised access to students: inserted, on 20 May 2010, by section 16(5) of the Education Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 25).