Education Amendment Act 2007

Education Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 52
Date of assent19 September 2007

Note

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Education Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Education Act 1989.

4 Bonds for trainee teachers
  • Section 139E(4) is repealed.

5 Cancellation of registration
  • (1) Section 237(2) is amended by inserting under subsection (1) after registration in the first place where it appears.

    (2) Section 237 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

    • (2A) The Authority may also cancel the registration of a registered establishment if—

      • (a) the Authority receives a written request to do so from the governing body of the registered establishment; and

      • (b) that request is not withdrawn by the governing body of the registered establishment after being advised by the Authority of its intention to cancel the registration of the establishment.

    (3) Section 237 is amended by adding the following subsections:

    • (5) Cancellation under this section takes effect on the date specified by the Authority in the notice given under subsection (3) (the date of cancellation).

    • (6) If the registration of an establishment is cancelled under this section, then from the date of cancellation—

      • (a) all approvals to provide courses of study or training granted to the establishment under section 258 are withdrawn, and no notice to the governing body of the establishment is required to be given under subsection (8) or (9A) of that section; and

      • (b) all accreditations to provide approved courses of study or training granted to the establishment under section 259 are withdrawn, and no notice to the governing body of the establishment is required to be given under subsection (5) or (7) of that section.

6 New section 307AB substituted
  • Section 307AB is repealed and the following section substituted:

    307AB Allowances identified by Gazette notice
    • (1) The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, identify either or both of the following as an allowance to which this section applies:

      • (a) any allowance paid to students otherwise than under an enactment:

      • (b) any money paid under any agreement entered into under section 139E.

      (2) Subsection (1) applies whether the allowance or money referred to in that subsection first became payable before or after 17 May 2006.

7 Bonded scholarships
  • (1) Section 307AC is amended by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the following subsection:

    • (1) The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, declare that any allowance to which section 307AB applies is a bonded scholarship.

    (2) Section 307AC(2) is amended by omitting or agreement.


Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading