Education and Training Bill

6 Statement of expectations

(1)

The Minister and the Minister for Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti may, for the purposes of providing equitable outcomes for all students, jointly issue a statement that sets out expectations for agencies serving the education system.

(2)

The statement must specify what those agencies must do to give effect to public service objectives (set out in any enactment) that relate to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

(3)

Before issuing the statement, the Ministers must consult Māori.

(4)

The statement must be issued to each agency specified in the statement and published in the Gazette.

(5)

A statement issued under this section is neither a legislative instrument nor a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and does not have to be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.