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  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
146 Minister may establish schools

(1)

Subject to section 157 and to subsection (2), the Minister may by notice in the Gazette

(a)

describing the place where the school is to be located; and

(ab)

in the case of a secondary school, specifying whether it is a boys’ school, a girls’ school, or a co-educational school; and

(b)

specifying a name for the school,—

establish a new school.

(1A)

A decision to establish a school under subsection (1) is in the Minister’s absolute discretion.

(2)

Every new school established under this section shall be established as a primary, intermediate, secondary, or composite school; and the notice establishing it shall specify which class of school it is.

(3)

A notice under subsection (1) establishing a new school may specify the class levels for which education may be given at the school and may provide for different class levels to be phased in over a specified period or periods.

(4)

A notice under subsection (1) establishing a new primary school may designate the school as a contributing school.

(5)

Despite section 98 or 98A, the Minister may approve an alternative constitution when establishing a school.

Section 146: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 14 of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 146(1)(ab): inserted, on 20 June 1991, by section 9(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 43).

Section 146(1A): inserted, on 19 May 2017, by section 101 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).

Section 146(3): inserted, on 19 December 1998, by section 34 of the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 118).

Section 146(4): inserted, on 19 December 1998, by section 34 of the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 118).

Section 146(5): inserted, on 24 October 2018, by section 9 of the Education Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 40).