Supplementary Order Paper No 240

No 240

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Education Amendment Bill


Proposed amendments

Chris Hipkins, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 31

In clause 31, new section 158L(1)(a)(i), replace an emergency (line 26 on page 32) with a significant problem.

In clause 31, new section 158L(1)(a)(ii), replace an emergency (line 28 on page 32) with a significant problem.

In clause 31, new section 158L(1)(b), replace emergency (line 31 on page 32) with significant problem.

In clause 31, new section 158L(2), replace emergency or threatened emergency (line 35 on page 32 to line 1 on page 33) with significant problem or threatened significant problem.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Education Amendment Bill, which as currently drafted only allows the Secretary of Education to take over the management of a partnership school kura hourua in an emergency affecting the education or welfare of its students, or if there is an imminent threat of such an emergency.

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Bill to allow the Secretary of Education to take over the management of a partnership school kura hourua if there exists a serious problem affecting the education or welfare of its students, or there is an imminent threat of such a serious problem.