Education (Hostels) Amendment Regulations 2018

4 Regulation 61 amended (Supervision, staffing, and security)

(2)

Replace regulation 61(2)(d) with:

(d)

every person employed or engaged by the owner of the hostel—

(i)

as a children’s worker (as defined by section 23 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014) is safety checked in accordance with Part 3 of that Act; and

(ii)

who is not covered by subparagraph (i) but who has regular access to the hostel or has unsupervised contact with boarders is the subject of a suitability check (including Police vetting); and

(iii)

who is not covered by subparagraph (i) or (ii), but who visits the hostel occasionally, is supervised by a staff member; and

(da)

every person not employed or engaged by the hostel, and who is not a boarder or a parent of a boarder,—

(i)

who has regular access to the hostel or has unsupervised contact with boarders is the subject of a suitability check (including Police vetting); and

(ii)

who is not covered by subparagraph (i), but who visits the hostel occasionally, is supervised by a staff member; and

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.