Education (Ministry of Social Development Authorised to Use National Student Numbers) Regulations 2012

2012/338

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Education (Ministry of Social Development Authorised to Use National Student Numbers) Regulations 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 12th day of November 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 347 of the Education Act 1989, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following regulations,—

  • (a) acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

  • (b) following consultation with the Privacy Commissioner in accordance with section 347(2) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Education (Ministry of Social Development Authorised to Use National Student Numbers) Regulations 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 January 2013.

3 Ministry of Social Development authorised to use national student numbers
  • The Ministry of Social Development is an authorised user for the purposes of Part 30 of the Education Act 1989.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2013, declare the Ministry of Social Development to be an authorised user for the purposes of Part 30 of the Education Act 1989 (the Act).

National student numbers are assigned by the Secretary for Education to students enrolled with education providers (and to certain students exempted from enrolment with education providers) under section 343 of the Act.

An authorised user may use national student numbers only if they have been authorised or required to use them by the Secretary for Education. The Secretary may only authorise or require use of national student numbers for the purposes set out in section 344(2) of the Act, and the authorisation or requirement may be subject to conditions.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 November 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Education.