Education Legislation Act 2016

34 Section 220 amended (Annual report)

(1)

Replace section 220(2) and (2AA) with:

(2)

A council must comply with sections 154 to 156B and 157A of the Crown Entities Act 2004 in respect of the report.

(2AA)

Despite subsection (2),—

(a)

the statement of responsibility referred to in section 155 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 is not required to be signed in accordance with that section, but must instead be signed by—

(i)

the chairperson of the council and the chief executive of the institution; or

(ii)

if there is no chairperson, the chief executive of the institution and the chief financial officer:

(b)

a council of an institution that is a parent Crown entity must comply with section 154 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (even though the institution is a member of a Crown entity group to which section 156A(1) of that Act would otherwise apply).

(2)

After section 220(4), insert:

(5)

In this section, parent Crown entity has the meaning set out in section 8 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.