Education Amendment Act 2010

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Education Amendment Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 25
Date of assent19 May 2010
Commencementsee section 2


1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

3 Principal Act amended

4 Interpretation

5 Enrolment of foreign students

6 Special education

7 Right of reconsideration

8 How a school defines its home zone

9 Amendment of enrolment scheme

10 Obligation to report to Parliament on enrolment schemes

11 Long term exemptions from enrolment

12 Effect of exemption

13 Penalty for irregular attendance

14 Fines to be paid to boards

15 Registration and inspection of private schools

16 Interpretation

17 Length of school year

18 Terms

19 Exceptions in particular cases

20 Restrictions on acquisition of securities

21 New sections 78C to 78CD substituted

22 Limited statutory manager

23 Dissolution of board and appointment of commissioner

24 Interpretation

25 Boards of newly established schools

26 Elections of trustees

27 New section 101AB inserted

28 Term of office

29 New section 110A inserted

30 Minister may split combined board

31 New section 112A inserted

32 Applications for registration as teacher

33 Full registration

34 Teachers Council to keep register

35 New section 128A inserted

36 Offences

37 Functions of Teachers Council

38 Powers of Complaints Assessment Committee

39 Interim suspension to enable investigation

40 New section 139AUA inserted

41 Investigation by Complaints Assessment Committee of reports of convictions

42 Complaints about competence

43 Teachers Council must co-ordinate Police vetting

44 Interpretation

45 Minister may dissolve council and appoint commissioner

46 Transfer of Crown assets and liabilities to institutions

47 Provisions relating to transfer of land

48 Annual report

49 Disclosure of enrolment information by institutions

50 Heading after section 229D repealed

51 Export education levy

52 Definitions

53 Functions of Authority

54 Power to obtain information

55 Compliance notices

56 Approval of courses

57 Conditions on course approvals

58 Accreditation to provide approved courses

59 Conditions on accreditation to provide approved courses

60 Fees

61 Powers of Minister

62 Continuation of Board

63 New section 283C substituted

64 Recipients of allowances or student loans may be required to provide information

65 New section 307AAA inserted

66 Offences concerning allowances

67 Use of student allowance information for purposes of Social Security Act 1964

68 Interpretation

69 New sections 319D to 319FE substituted

Police vetting of household members for home-based services

Service provider to obtain further Police vets under this Part every 3 years

70 Powers of review officers for purposes of sections 328A to 328D

71 Schedule 5A amended

72 Schedule 6 amended

73 Schedule 10 amended

74 Schedule 13A amended

Part 2
Transitional provision, validations, and consequential amendments

Transitional provision in relation to Police vetting

75 Transitional provision in relation to Police vetting


76 Validation in respect of Part 20

77 Validation in respect of change of proprietor of integrated school

Consequential amendments to Privacy Act 1993

78 Consequential amendments to Privacy Act 1993

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: