Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010

Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010

Public Act2010 No 134
Date of assent20 December 2010
Commencementsee section 2


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

4 Interpretation

5 New section 4E inserted

6 How to select applicants who live outside home zone

7 Students required to enrol must attend school

8 Employment of school-age children

9 Ensuring attendance of students

10 New sections 31A to 31L inserted

11 New headings and sections 35A to 35R substituted

Registration of private schools

Criteria for registration as private school

Managers to advise Secretary of private school ceasing operation

Review of private schools registered under section 35A

Actions by Secretary in regard to schools registered under section 35A

Grants for private schools

Suspensions and expulsions from private schools

Offences in relation to private schools

12 Entry where school suspected of being unregistered

13 Interpretation

14 Restrictions on appointment of teachers

15 Restrictions on continued employment of teachers

16 New section 120C inserted

17 Matching of register information and information about payment of teacher salaries at payrolled schools

18 Cancellation of registration as teacher and cancellation of limited authority to teach

19 Practising certificates

20 Offences

21 Interpretation

22 Interim suspension until complaint of possible serious misconduct concluded

23 Duration of interim suspension

24 Appeals

25 Complaints about competence

26 New sections 139AZCA and 139AZCB inserted

27 No corporal punishment in early childhood services or registered schools

28 Secretary may require information for proper administration of Act

29 Roles within tertiary education sector

30 Functions of Commission

31 Grant or refusal of application

32 Information, withdrawals, and refunds

33 New section 236AB inserted

34 Meaning of early childhood education and care centre

Amendments to Education Act 1964

35 Amendments to Education Act 1964

Amendment to Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

36 Amendment to Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Transitional provision

37 Continuation of registration if school registered under repealed section 35A

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: