Part 11 Miscellaneous

139A No corporal punishment in early childhood services or registered schools

(1)

No person who—

(a)

is employed by a board (within the meaning of section 2(1)) at or in respect of a school or institution administered by the board; or

(b)

is employed by the managers of a school registered under section 35A at or in respect of the school; or

(ba)

is employed by the sponsor of a partnership school kura hourua at or in respect of the school; or

(c)

is employed at an early childhood service (as defined in section 309); or

(d)

owns, manages, or controls an early childhood service (as so defined),—

shall use force, by way of correction or punishment, towards any student or child enrolled at or attending the school, institution, or service.

(2)

No person who is supervising or controlling—

(a)

on behalf of a board (within the meaning of section 2(1)) any student enrolled at or attending a school or institution administered by the board; or

(b)

on behalf of the managers of a school registered under section 35A any student enrolled at or attending the school; or

(ba)

on behalf of a sponsor of a partnership school kura hourua any student enrolled at or attending the school; or

(c)

on behalf of the service provider of an early childhood service (as defined in section 309) any child enrolled at or attending the service,—

shall use force, by way of correction or punishment, towards the student or child.

Section 139A: inserted, on 23 July 1990, by section 28(1) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 139A heading: amended, on 1 December 2008, by section 26(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).

Section 139A(1): amended, on 1 December 2008, by section 26(3) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).

Section 139A(1): amended, on 21 June 2007, by section 6(2) of the Crimes (Substituted Section 59) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 18).

Section 139A(1)(b): amended, on 21 December 2010, by section 27(1) of the Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010 (2010 No 134).

Section 139A(1)(ba): inserted, on 13 June 2013, by section 27(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 34).

Section 139A(1)(c): replaced, on 1 December 2008, by section 26(2) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).

Section 139A(1)(d): replaced, on 1 December 2008, by section 26(2) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).

Section 139A(2): amended, on 21 June 2007, by section 6(2) of the Crimes (Substituted Section 59) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 18).

Section 139A(2)(b): amended, on 21 December 2010, by section 27(2) of the Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010 (2010 No 134).

Section 139A(2)(ba): inserted, on 13 June 2013, by section 27(2) of the Education Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 34).

Section 139A(2)(c): replaced, on 1 December 2008, by section 26(4) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).