This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Education (Playgroups) Regulations 2008.
The amendment substitutes a new regulation 19, which sets out the ratios standard for the adult to child ratio at certificated playgroups. The effect of the amendment is to require that, at any time at a playgroup, more than half of the children have a parent or caregiver present, and the number of children is not greater than 4 times the number of parents and caregivers also present.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 August 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Education.