Education (Tertiary Reform) Amendment Act 2002

Amendments to Part XIV (Establishment and disestablishment of institutions) of principal Act

10 Establishment of institutions
  • (1) Section 162(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the words a polytechnic,, the words a specialist college,.

    (2) Section 162(3) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after paragraph (a), the following paragraph:

    • (ab) satisfy himself or herself that the establishment of the institution is in the interests of the tertiary education system and the nation as a whole; and.

    (3) Section 162(4) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the words a polytechnic,, the words a specialist college,.

    (4) Section 162(4)(b) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subparagraph (ii), the following subparagraph:

    • (iia) a specialist college is characterised by teaching and (if relevant) research of a specialist nature that maintains, enhances, disseminates, and assists in the application of knowledge and expertise: