New Zealand Qualifications Framework

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

248 New Zealand Qualifications Framework

(1)

The New Zealand Qualifications Framework—

(a)

consists of all qualifications that have been approved and listed by the Authority in accordance with the rules made under section 253; and

(b)

includes the rules relating to the Qualifications Framework made under that section.

(2)

The Authority—

(a)

must list on the Qualifications Framework all qualifications that it has approved in accordance with the rules:

(b)

may, in accordance with the rules, amend, add to, remove, or alter the status of any qualification on the framework.

(3)

If a qualification is removed from the Qualifications Framework,—

(a)

any programme approval held by an institution in respect of the qualification lapses; and

(b)

any accreditation granted to an institution in respect of the qualification lapses.

(4)

To avoid doubt, qualifications includes university qualifications.

Section 248: replaced, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).