Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

14 Criteria for risk assessment of institutions
  • Section 195A(1) is repealed and the following subsections are substituted:

    • (1) The Secretary must, after consulting institution councils, determine—

      • (a) criteria for assessing the level of risk to the operation and long-term viability of institutions; and

      • (b) criteria for assessing the level of risk to the education performance of the students enrolled at polytechnics.

    • (1A) In the case of criteria for assessing the level of risk to the education performance of the students enrolled at polytechnics, the requirement to consult institution councils applies to polytechnic councils only.

    • (1B) The Secretary may under subsection (1) determine criteria for assessing the level of risk to the operation and long-term viability of polytechnics only; and in that case,—

      • (a) the requirement to consult institution councils applies to polytechnic councils only; and

      • (b) the criteria determined may be in addition to, or instead of, those determined for other institutions.