Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017

  • A correction has been made to section 156(2) on 19 May 2017 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
9 Section 5 replaced (Restrictions on enrolment at primary school)

Replace section 5 with:

5 Restrictions on enrolment at primary school

(1)

The following persons must not be enrolled or continue to be enrolled at a primary school or in a class below form 3 at a composite school:

(a)

a child under 5, unless subsection (2) applies:

(b)

a child who turned 14 in a previous year:

(c)

a child who, in the opinion of the Secretary,—

(i)

has completed the work of form 2; or

(ii)

has completed the work equivalent to form 2.

(2)

A child under 5 may be enrolled or continue to be enrolled at a primary school or in a class below form 3 at a composite school if—

(a)

the school has adopted a cohort entry policy; and

(b)

the child is enrolled or continues to be enrolled according to that policy.

(3)

A child under 5 who is enrolled under subsection (2) is entitled to free enrolment and free education in accordance with section 3.