Education Act 1989

  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
78CA Police vetting of contractors and their employees who work at schools


The board of a State school, or the management of a school registered under section 35A, must obtain a Police vet of every contractor, or the employee of a contractor, who has, or is likely to have, unsupervised access to students at the school during normal school hours.


In this section, contractor means a person who, under contract (other than an employment contract), works at a school.

Section 78CA: replaced, on 20 May 2010, by section 21 of the Education Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 25).