Part 18A Pastoral care of students

Part 18A: replaced, on 20 December 2019, by section 4 of the Education (Pastoral Care) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 78).

238D Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

code means a code of practice issued under section 238G

code administrator means the person or agency appointed under section 238H(1)

domestic tertiary student means an individual—

(a)

who is—

(i)

a New Zealand citizen; or

(ii)

the holder of a residence class visa granted under the Immigration Act 2009 who satisfies the criteria (if any) prescribed by regulations made under section 2(4); or

(iii)

a person of a class or description of persons required by the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, to be treated as if they are not international students; and

(b)

who is a tertiary student enrolled at an institution or a registered establishment

DRS operator means a person or an agency appointed under section 238M(4)(a)

DRS rules means the rules made under section 238P

international student means an individual who is not a domestic student

provider means a person or body that is,—

(a)

in respect of international students, a registered school, an institution, or a registered establishment; or

(b)

in respect of domestic tertiary students, an institution or a registered establishment

serious harm, in relation to a domestic tertiary student or an international student, means an event or circumstances that seriously and detrimentally affect the ongoing welfare of the student, including (but not limited to) physical injury, physical illness, or mental illness

signatory provider means a provider that is a signatory to a code issued under section 238G(1)(b) or (c)

student accommodation means premises that are exempt under section 5B of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

student claimant, in relation to a provider or signatory provider, means a person who—

(a)

is a domestic tertiary student or an international student enrolled by the provider or signatory provider; or

(b)

is a former domestic tertiary student or international student enrolled by the provider or signatory provider; or

(c)

intends to be, or is in the process of being, enrolled by the provider or signatory provider as a domestic tertiary student or an international student

student contract dispute resolution scheme or DRS means the student contract dispute resolution scheme established by section 238M.

Section 238D: replaced, on 20 December 2019, by section 4 of the Education (Pastoral Care) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 78).