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  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Enforcement powers of Authority

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

254A Power to obtain information

(1)

In this section, institution includes any institution, government training establishment, registered establishment, relevant school, workforce development council, or other body.

(2)

The chief executive or a person authorised by the chief executive may, subject to subsection (3),—

(a)

by written notice to the Secretary, require the Secretary, within such period (being a reasonable period) as is specified in the notice, to supply to the Authority such information or documents relating to institutions, being information or documents in the possession of the Secretary, as are specified in the notice; and

(b)

by written notice to the chief executive of an institution, require the chief executive, within such period (being a reasonable period) as is specified in the notice, to supply to the Authority such information or documents relating to the institution as are specified in the notice.

(3)

The powers conferred by subsection (2) may be exercised only where the obtaining of the information or documents is necessary for the purposes of the performance of the functions of the Authority.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 255

Section 254A: replaced, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 254A(1): amended, on 1 April 2020, by section 65 of the Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 1).