Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992

Reprint as at 1 March 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992

Public Act
1992 No 55
Date of assent
19 June 1992
see section 1(2)

Act name: replaced, on 23 April 2014, by section 5(a) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.


Title [Repealed]
1Title and commencement
3Training contracts and apprenticeship training agreements part of employment agreement
4Act binds the Crown
4ASavings and transitional provisions relating to amendments to this Act
5Minister may recognise industry training organisations
6Application for recognition as industry training organisation
7Matters that Minister must take into account before organisation recognised
8Provisional recognition
9Expiry and cancellation of recognition
10Industry training organisation’s proposed plan must identify activities for which it seeks funding
10APower to fund if employer switches industry training organisation
11Matters to which Commission must have regard in determining whether to give funding approval to proposed plan
11APersons other than industry training organisations may receive funding for industry training
11BObligations of industry training organisations
11CQualifications Authority may issue quality assurance improvement notice
11DQualifications Authority may issue compliance notice
11EIndustry training organisations not to operate registered private training establishments
11FAnnual fee
12Commission may require industry training organisation to provide information [Repealed]
13Additional functions of Commission
13AAdditional functions of Qualifications Authority
13BQualifications Authority may prescribe quality assurance requirements
13CApprenticeship training defined
13DApprenticeship training activities must be included in proposed plan
13EObligations of persons carrying out apprenticeship training activities
13FMinister may issue apprenticeship training code
13GAvailability of apprenticeship training code
13HApprenticeship training code to be taken into account by mediation personnel, Employment Relations Authority, and Employment Court
13IApplication of Legislation Act 2012 to apprenticeship training code
14Technicians Training Act 1967 and Apprenticeship Act 1983 repealed [Repealed]
15Transitional [Repealed]
16Certain repealed provisions deemed to form part of existing contracts [Repealed]
17Powers of Commission in relation to existing contracts [Repealed]
18Powers of Commission in relation to other training programmes [Repealed]
19Consequential amendment [Repealed]
20Commencement of provisions deferred for 2 years [Repealed]
21Repeals [Repealed]
22Industry training boards dissolved [Repealed]
23Employers may be levied to meet shortfall in assets of dissolved board [Repealed]
26Governor-General may impose levy
27Restrictions on making of levy orders
28Matters to be specified in levy orders
29Purposes for which levy may be required
30Levy order may require provision of information
31Independent returning officer must conduct ballot
32Industry training organisation must identify potential members of levy group
33Returning officer must notify potential members of levy group
34Commission resolves coverage disputes
35Population to be balloted
36Requirements of ballot papers
37Returning officer must count votes
38Returning officer must keep ballot papers, etc
39Levy is payable by qualifying members to industry training organisation
40Certificate of exemption
41Method of collecting levy
42Levy order may provide for collection by agent
43Collection of levy if person switches industry training organisation
44Levy funds must be kept in separate bank accounts and used only for authorised purposes
45Duty to keep records
46Duty to provide annual report
47Duty to protect commercially sensitive information
48Arbitration or mediation system must be established
49Disputes about coverage
50Appeals to District Court
51Orders are confirmable instruments
52Expiry of levy orders
53Savings and transitional provisions relating to amendments to this Act
Reprint notes
Title [Repealed]

Title: repealed, on 23 April 2014, by section 4 of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).