Education Amendment Act 2010

26 Elections of trustees

(1)

Section 101(4) is amended by repealing paragraph (a) and substituting the following paragraph:

(a)

in the case of a school that is not a correspondence school,—

(i)

on a date fixed by the board that is within the range of dates for those elections in that election year that is specified by the Minister by notice in the Gazette; or

(ii)

if the Minister has not, by notice in the Gazette published on or by 31 October in any year, specified a range of dates for those elections in that election year, on a date fixed by the board that is within the range of dates for those elections in the previous election year; and

(2)

Section 101 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (4):

(4A)

The notice referred to in subsection (4)(a) may specify different ranges of dates, for elections under subsection (3), for boards that have, and for schools that have not, adopted staggered election cycles under section 101A.

(3)

Section 101(10) is amended by adding “, and to section 101AB (which provides that elections are not to be held when a school is under notice of closure)”.