Education Amendment Act 2010

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Reprint as at 19 May 2017

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Education Amendment Act 2010

Public Act
2010 No 25
Date of assent
19 May 2010
see section 2

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
5Enrolment of foreign students
6Special education
7Right of reconsideration
8How a school defines its home zone
9Amendment of enrolment scheme
10Obligation to report to Parliament on enrolment schemes
11Long term exemptions from enrolment
12Effect of exemption
13Penalty for irregular attendance
14Fines to be paid to boards
15Registration and inspection of private schools
17Length of school year
19Exceptions in particular cases
20Restrictions on acquisition of securities
21New sections 78C to 78CD substituted
78CPolice vetting of non-teaching and unregistered employees at schools
78CAPolice vetting of contractors and their employees who work at schools
78CBPolice vet must be obtained before person has unsupervised access to students
78CCFurther Police vets to be obtained under this Part every 3 years
78CDProcedures relating to Police vets
22Limited statutory manager
23Dissolution of board and appointment of commissioner
25Boards of newly established schools
26Elections of trustees
27New section 101AB inserted
101ABElection not to be held when school under notice of closure
28Term of office
29New section 110A inserted
110AMinister may combine boards at establishment
30Minister may split combined board
31New section 112A inserted
112ASplitting boards that were combined at establishment
32Applications for registration as teacher
33Full registration
34Teachers Council to keep register
35New section 128A inserted
128AMatching of register information and information about payment of teacher salaries at payrolled schools
37Functions of Teachers Council
38Powers of Complaints Assessment Committee
39Interim suspension to enable investigation
40New section 139AUA inserted
139AUADuration of interim suspension
41Investigation by Complaints Assessment Committee of reports of convictions
42Complaints about competence
43Teachers Council must co-ordinate Police vetting
45Minister may dissolve council and appoint commissioner
46Transfer of Crown assets and liabilities to institutions
47Provisions relating to transfer of land
48Annual report
49Disclosure of enrolment information by institutions
50Heading after section 229D repealed
51Export education levy
53Functions of Authority
54Power to obtain information
55Compliance notices
56Approval of courses
57Conditions on course approvals
58Accreditation to provide approved courses
59Conditions on accreditation to provide approved courses
61Powers of Minister
62Continuation of Board
63New section 283C substituted
283CContents of statement of intent
64Recipients of allowances or student loans may be required to provide information
65New section 307AAA inserted
307AAASuspension or refusal for not providing information
66Offences concerning allowances
67Use of student allowance information for purposes of Social Security Act 1964
69New sections 319D to 319FE substituted
319DPolice vetting of non-teaching and unregistered employees at licensed early childhood services
319EPolice vetting of contractors and their employees who work at licensed early childhood services
319FPolice vet must be obtained before person has unsupervised access to children
319FAProcedures relating to Police vets under section 319D or 319E
319FBPolice vetting of adult members of household where licensed home-based education and care service provided
319FCWhen Police vet under section 319FB must be obtained
319FDProcedures relating to Police vets under section 319FB
319FEFurther Police vets to be obtained every 3 years
70Powers of review officers for purposes of sections 328A to 328D
71Schedule 5A amended
72Schedule 6 amended
73Schedule 10 amended
74Schedule 13A amended
75Transitional provision in relation to Police vetting
76Validation in respect of Part 20
77Validation in respect of change of proprietor of integrated school [Repealed]
78Consequential amendments to Privacy Act 1993
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: