Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Education
  • repealed
  • Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009: repealed, on 1 April 2020, by section 76 of the Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 1).

Reprint as at 1 April 2020

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Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Public Act
2009 No 70
Date of assent
17 December 2009
see section 2

Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009: repealed, on 1 April 2020, by section 76 of the Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 1).


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.


3Principal Act amended
5Institutions to be governed by councils
6Section 168 repealed
7Constitutions of councils of new institutions
8Amendment of constitution
9Requirements as to constitutions of councils
10Section 172 repealed
11Term of office
12Vacation of office
13Chairperson and deputy chairperson
14Criteria for risk assessment of institutions
15New Part 15A inserted
222ASpecialist help
222BPerformance improvement plans
222CCrown manager
222DProtection of Crown managers
222EPowers may be used concurrently
222FPolytechnic council may request intervention
16New headings and sections 222AA to 222AR inserted
222AAConstitution of polytechnic councils
222ABStatutes relating to appointment of members by polytechnic councils
222ACMembership of more than one polytechnic council
222ADMatters to be considered when appointments made
222AETerm of office
222AFReappointment and re-election
222AGChairperson and deputy chairperson
222AHDuties of members of polytechnic councils
222AIAccountability for individual duties
222AJRemoval of members
222AKProcess for removal
222ALVoluntary combination of councils
222AMConstitution of combined councils
222ANEffect of combination
222AODissolution of combined council
222APEffect of dissolution
222AQInitial membership of polytechnic councils after dissolution of combined council
222ARPolytechnic councils may establish combined academic boards
17Enabling school students to attend tertiary high school at Manukau Institute of Technology [Repealed]
19Initial membership of reconstituted councils
20Members of existing polytechnic councils to go out of office
21Council continues to be same body
22Temporary power of direction
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: