Education Standards Act 2001

  • This version includes a correction to section 69(2) made under section 25(j)(iii) and 25(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Data gathering

38 Secretary may require information for statistical purposes

(1)

The heading to section 144A of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words statistical purposes, and substituting the words proper administration of Act.

(2)

Section 144A(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “statistical information (not being information that identifies, or discloses information about, any individual person)”, and substituting the word “information”.

(3)

Section 144A of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (1), the following subsection:

(1A)

Information required by the Secretary under this section that identifies individuals may be used only for the following purposes:

(a)

statistical purposes:

(b)

ensuring that institutions and students receive relevant resourcing:

(c)

monitoring, and ensuring students’ rights in respect of, enrolment and attendance.

(4)

Section 144A(2) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the word “statistical”.

(5)

Section 144A(2)(b) of the principal Act is repealed.