Education Amendment Act 2006

52 New section 307D inserted
  • (1) The following section is inserted after section 307C:

    307D Details of academic performance
    • (1) The Ministry of Education may, on request by the Ministry (as defined in section 302), supply details of the academic performance of any person for the purpose of verifying—

      • (a) the entitlement or eligibility of the person to or for any benefit, allowance, or student loan (as those terms are defined in section 226A); or

      • (b) the amount of any benefit, allowance, or student loan (as so defined) to which any person is or was entitled or for which any person is or was eligible.

      (2) In this section, Ministry of Education means the department of State that, with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of Part 13.

    (2) Schedule 3 of the Privacy Act 1993 (which identifies information matching provisions) is consequentially amended by omitting and 307C from the second column, opposite the item Education Act 1989, and substituting 307C, and 307D.