State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989

35 Transitional provisions in relation to chief executives of institutions
  • (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, every person holding at the commencement of this Act the position of—

    • (a) Vice Chancellor of a university; or

    • (b) Principal of a polytechnic; or

    • (c) Principal of a college of education,—

    shall be offered employment as the chief executive of the institution for a period of not less than two years from that date on terms and conditions of employment (other than tenure of office) no less favourable than the terms and conditions of employment applying immediately before the commencement of this Act in relation to the position.

    (2) No person shall be entitled to be, but may be, appointed as a chief executive under subsection (1) of this section for any period that would take that person's employment beyond their compulsory date of retirement as determined immediately before the commencement of this Act.

    (3) Nothing in section 77J of the principal Act (as amended by section 23 of this Act) shall apply to an appointment made under subsection (1) of this section.

    Subsections (1)(b) and (1)(c) were amended, as from 23 July 1990, by section 50(1) Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60), by substituting the words polytechnic and college of education for the words technical institute, and teachers college, respectively.