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.
41 Single sex schools

Section 146A of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsections:

(3)

Subject to section 157(2), the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, limit, in relation to a specified single sex school,—

(a)

in the case of a boys’ school, the number of girls who may enrol at it, or the proportion of the total roll of the school that may be girls:

(b)

in the case of a girls’ school, the number of boys who may enrol at it, or the proportion of the total roll of the school that may be boys.

(4)

In setting limits on a school under subsection (3), the Minister must have regard to the necessity of safeguarding the single-sex nature of the school.