Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Education
  • repealed
  • Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 159 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Reprint as at 19 May 2017

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Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975

Public Act
1975 No 129
Date of assent
10 October 1975
see section 1(2)

Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975: repealed, on 19 May 2017, by section 159 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.


1Short Title and commencement
2AAct to bind Crown
3Preservation of special character of an integrated school
4Integrated schools subject to certain enactments
5Application to negotiate integration
6Applications relating to proposed schools
6ANegotiation of agreement
7Integration agreement
8Effective date of integration agreement
9Variations from standard patterns of organisation
10Notification of integration agreement
11Cancellation of integration agreement
11ACancellation by Minister
11BCancellation by proprietors
11CCancellation by agreement between parties
12Closure of integrated school
13Cancellation of integration agreement by proprietors [Repealed]
14Rights of appointment
15Notification of cancellation or of closing of school
16Disposal of assets on cancellation of integration agreement or closing of school
17Restriction on cancellation of integration agreement or closure of school
19Administration of integrated schools
20Integration Standing Committee [Repealed]
21Tenure of office of members of Integration Standing Committee [Repealed]
22Meetings of Integration Standing Committee [Repealed]
23Fees and travelling allowances [Repealed]
24Functions and powers of Integration Standing Committee [Repealed]
25Control and management
26School committees [Repealed]
27School districts [Repealed]
28Constitution of education boards [Repealed]
29Preference of enrolment
30Participation in school programme
31Instruction of pupils
32Religious observances and religious instruction
33Integrated schools as contributing schools
34School transport assistance
35Free education
36Attendance dues
37Financial contributions
38Fund raising
39Use of school office
40Powers and responsibilities of proprietors
40ALeases of land
41Rights of proprietors in relation to special character of school [Repealed]
42Assistance to proprietors
43Accommodation of pupils
44Proprietors unable to meet obligations
45Primary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
46Secondary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
47Member to represent integrated school [Repealed]
48Appointments in absence of nomination [Repealed]
49Deputies of members [Repealed]
50Tenure of office and procedure [Repealed]
51Fees and allowances [Repealed]
52Referral of difficulties to Secondary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
53Functions of Secondary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
54Referral of difficulties to Primary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
55Functions of Primary Enrolment Review Committee [Repealed]
56Criteria for resolving difficulties [Repealed]
57Decisions on enrolment [Repealed]
58Integration in relation to State colleges of education
59Private colleges of education
60Bonds for entry to teaching
61Role of District Appointments Committee [Repealed]
62Special considerations affecting transfer of teachers in integrated schools
63Requirements in respect of appointments
64Transfer of teachers
65Religious instruction
66Other special positions
67Selection for appointment
68Requirements in respect of appointments
69Employment for special purposes
70Loss of protection of salary and status as a teacher
71Appointment of teachers on integration
72Other employees
73No compensation for determination of employment
74Protection of teachers
75Security of tenure of teachers
76Certification, assessment, and classification of teachers in integrated schools
77Retirement of teachers in integrated schools [Repealed]
78Grants in aid to cease
79Teacher’s housing
80Relationship between this Act and other enactments
81Existing integration agreements
83Consequential amendments
Reprint notes

An Act to make provision for the conditional and voluntary integration of private schools into the State system of education in New Zealand on a basis which will preserve and safeguard the special character of the education provided by them