Education Amendment Act 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education Amendment Act 2019

Public Act
2019 No 18
Date of assent
13 May 2019
see section 2


3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5Sections 5 to 5B replaced
5Restrictions on primary school enrolment
5ACohort entry policy
5BDates for starting school under cohort entry policy
6New section 5D inserted (Publication of mid-term dates)
5DPublication of mid-term dates
7Section 11PB amended (Enrolment schemes of certain State schools)
8Section 25 amended (Students required to enrol must attend school)
9Section 35C amended (Criteria for registration as private school)
10Section 35K repealed (Suspension of registration if welfare of students may be at risk)
11Section 35L amended (Duration of suspension)
12Section 162 amended (Establishment of institutions)
13Section 382 amended (Functions of Teaching Council)
14New section 382A inserted (Issue of statement of Government policy relating to Teaching Council’s functions)
382AIssue of statement of Government policy relating to Teaching Council’s functions
15Schedule 1 amended
16Amendments to Education Act 1964
17Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
18New section 96 inserted (Correspondence schools and classes for continuing education)
96Correspondence schools and classes for continuing education
19Amendments to Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017
20Section 2 amended (Commencement)
21Section 5 amended (Section 2 amended (Interpretation))
22Section 11 repealed (Sections 7 and 7A repealed)
23Section 20 amended (Section 16 amended (Secretary’s powers when excluded student younger than 16))
24Section 25 amended (Section 20 replaced (New Zealand citizens and residents between 6 and 16 to go to school))
25Sections 26 to 29 repealed
26Section 30 amended (Section 25 amended (Students required to enrol must attend school))
27Sections 32 to 34 repealed
28Section 36 amended (Section 35Q amended (Suspensions and expulsions of students from private schools to be notified to Secretary))
29Section 38 repealed (New Part 3A inserted)
30Section 39 amended (Section 60 amended (Interpretation))
31Section 52 repealed (Section 78A amended (Powers of entry and inspection))
32Section 67 repealed (Section 81A repealed (Grants for correspondence schools))
33Sections 70 and 71 repealed
34Section 72 amended (Section 92 amended (Interpretation))
35Section 98 amended (Section 144A amended (Secretary may require information for proper administration of Act))
36Section 100 amended (Section 145 amended (Interpretation))
37Section 107 repealed (Section 152 repealed (Correspondence schools))
38Section 120 repealed (Section 158A amended (Interpretation))
39Section 122 amended (Section 158R amended (Secretary’s powers when student younger than 16 is excluded from partnership school kura hourua))
40Section 125 repealed (Section 159 amended (Interpretation))
41Sections 131 to 135 repealed
42Section 140 repealed (Section 342 amended (Interpretation))
43Section 142 repealed (Section 350A replaced (Special provision for chief executive of correspondence school))
44Section 156 amended (New Schedule 1 inserted)
45Section 158 amended (Schedule 6 replaced)
46Section 161 amended (Consequential amendments to other enactments)
47Schedule 3 amended
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: