Councils

Heading: inserted, on 1 January 1991, by section 37 of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

165 Institutions to be governed by councils

(1)

After the commencement of this section,—

(a)

the governing body of each institution shall be a council constituted in accordance with this Part; and

(b)

a reference in any law to the council or other governing body of an institution shall be construed, except in relation to matters that occurred before that commencement, as a reference to the council of that institution as so constituted.

(1A)

On and after its reconstitution day,—

(a)

subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a polytechnic; and

(b)

except in relation to matters that occurred before the commencement of this section, a reference in any law to the council or other governing body of an institution must, in relation to the polytechnic, be construed as a reference to its council as constituted under this Part or Part 15A (as the case requires).

(2)

Subject to section 193(2), all acts or things done in the name of, or on behalf of, an institution with the authority of, or of a delegate of, the council or the chief executive shall be deemed to have been done by the institution.

Section 165: inserted, on 1 January 1991, by section 37 of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 165(1A): inserted, on 1 March 2010, by section 5 of the Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 70).