Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Reprint as at 21 December 2010

Education (Polytechnics) Amendment
Act 2009

Public Act2009 No 70
Date of assent17 December 2009
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

Part 1
Substantive provisions

Amendments to existing provisions of principal Act relating to tertiary education

4 Interpretation

5 Institutions to be governed by councils

6 Section 168 repealed

7 Constitutions of councils of new institutions

8 Amendment of constitution

9 Requirements as to constitutions of councils

10 Section 172 repealed

11 Term of office

12 Vacation of office

13 Chairperson and deputy chairperson

14 Criteria for risk assessment of institutions

New provisions relating to polytechnics

15 New Part 15A inserted

16 New headings and sections 222AA to 222AR inserted

Polytechnic councils

Combination of polytechnic councils

Combined academic boards

Enabling school students to attend tertiary high school at Manukau Institute of Technology


17 Enabling school students to attend tertiary high school at Manukau Institute of Technology [Repealed]

Part 2
Transitional matters

18 Interpretation

19 Initial membership of reconstituted councils

20 Members of existing polytechnic councils to go out of office

21 Council continues to be same body

22 Temporary power of direction

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: