145 Interpretation

(1)

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

board means a board of trustees constituted under Part 9; and, in relation to a State school, means the school’s board

composite school means a school established under section 146 as a composite school

correspondence school means a school for the time being designated under section 152(1) as a correspondence school

intermediate department means a department established under section 149

intermediate school means a school established under section 146 as an intermediate school

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

primary school means a school established under section 146 as a primary school or an intermediate school

secondary school means a school established under section 146 as a secondary school

Secretary means the chief executive of the Ministry

single sex school means a school maintained wholly or principally for students of one sex; and includes a school declared by notice under section 146A to be a boys’ school or a girls’ school

State integrated school has the same meaning as in section 2(1)

State school means a school that is a primary, composite, or secondary school

teachers college means a college established under section 106 of the Education Act 1964.

(2)

For the purposes of this Act,—

(aa)

every school—

(i)

that was, or is deemed by this subsection to have been, established under section 146; and

(ii)

that immediately before the commencement of the Education Amendment Act 1991 was a secondary school; and

(iii)

at which no male students (or female students) were enrolled in 1990,—

shall be deemed to have been established as a girls’ school (or a boys’ school) under section 146:

(a)

every school other than a composite school that was, on 31 December 1989, a primary school within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Education Act 1964 shall be deemed to have been established under section 146 as a primary school:

(b)

every school other than a composite school that was, on 31 December 1989, a secondary school within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Education Act 1964 shall be deemed to have been established under section 146 as a secondary school:

(c)

every department that was, on 31 December 1989, an intermediate department within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Education Act 1964 shall be deemed to have been established under section 149 as an intermediate department:

(d)

every school other than a composite school that was, on 31 December 1989, an intermediate school within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Education Act 1964 shall be deemed to have been established under section 146 as an intermediate school:

(e)

every school that was, on 31 December 1989, a composite school within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Education Act 1964 shall be deemed to have been established under section 146 as a composite school.

Section 145: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 14 of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 145(1) community education convener: repealed, on 20 June 1991, by section 11(3) of the Education Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 43).

Section 145(1) correspondence school: inserted, on 19 December 1998, by section 33 of the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 118).

Section 145(1) integrated school: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 100(2) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 145(1) Minister: replaced, on 1 January 1992, by section 2(5) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 145(1) Ministry: replaced, on 1 January 1992, by section 2(5) of the Education Amendment Act (No 4) 1991 (1991 No 136).

Section 145(1) single sex school: inserted, on 25 October 2001, by section 40 of the Education Standards Act 2001 (2001 No 88).

Section 145(1) State integrated school: inserted, on 19 May 2017, by section 100(3) of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 145(2)(aa): inserted, on 20 June 1991, by section 9(3) of the Education Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 43).