393 Mandatory reporting of complaints received about former employees


The former employer of a teacher must immediately report to the Teaching Council if, within 12 months after a teacher ceases to be employed by the employer, the employer receives a complaint about the teacher’s conduct or competence while he or she was an employee.


Every report under this section must be in writing, and must include,—


in the case of an oral complaint, a description of aspects of the teacher’s conduct or competence complained of; and


in the case of a written complaint, a copy of the complaint; and


a report of what action (if any) the employer took with respect to the matters complained of.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 139AL

Section 393: inserted, on 1 July 2015, by section 40 of the Education Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 1).

Section 393(1): amended, on 29 September 2018, by section 10 of the Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 35).