Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008

  • repealed
  • Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Reprint as at 1 August 2020

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Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008

Public Act
 
2008 No 108
Date of assent
 
16 December 2008
Commencement
 
see section 2

Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Note

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.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended

This Act amends the Education Act 1989.

Part 1 School enrolment and attendance

4 Penalty for failure to enrol

Section 24(1) is amended by omitting “$1,000” and substituting “$3,000”.

5 Penalty for irregular attendance

(1)

Section 29(1) is amended by omitting “$15” and substituting “$30”.

(2)

Section 29(2) is amended by—

(a)

omitting “$150” and substituting “$300”; and

(b)

omitting “$400” and substituting “$3,000”.

6 Ensuring attendance of students

Section 31(7) is amended by omitting “or any person appointed by a board” and substituting “the Secretary, or any person appointed by a board or the Secretary”.

Part 2 Literacy and numeracy standards

7 Interpretation

The definition of national education guidelines in section 60 is amended by inserting “national standards,” after “national curriculum statements,”.

8 National education guidelines

Section 60A(1) is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (b):

(ba)

national standards, which are standards, in regard to matters such as literacy and numeracy, that are applicable to all students of a particular age or in a particular year of schooling:

9 School charter

Section 61(4)(a) is amended by adding “, including the assessment of students against any national standard published under section 60A(1)(ba)”.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Education (National Standards) Amendment Act 2008 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38): section 669(3)(b)