Education Legislation Act 2016

38 New section 317A inserted (Requirements for licensed home-based education and care service)

After section 317, insert:

317A Requirements for licensed home-based education and care service

(1)

A licensed home-based education and care service may be provided to 1 or more children, up to a total of 4 in any 1 home.

(2)

While children are participating in the service, the total number of children present in the home in which the service is provided (including those receiving the service) must not be more than 6.

(3)

In this section,—

children means children aged 13 years or younger (other than children of the educator who are enrolled in school)

educator has the meaning given by regulation 3 of the Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008.