Education Amendment Act 2013

  • repealed
  • Education Amendment Act 2013: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).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

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education Amendment Act 2013

Public Act
2013 No 34
Date of assent
12 June 2013
see section 2

Education Amendment Act 2013: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).


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
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5Section 3 amended (Right to free primary and secondary education)
6Section 7A amended (Certain domestic students may be required to pay fees for tuition from correspondence schools)
7Section 16 amended (Secretary’s powers when excluded student younger than 16)
8Section 17D amended (Re-enrolment of excluded or expelled student)
9Section 25 amended (Students required to enrol must attend school)
10Section 31 amended (Ensuring attendance of students)
11Section 31B amended (Provider group for secondary-tertiary programme)
12Section 31F amended (Recognition as lead provider of secondary-tertiary programme)
13Section 31G amended (Lead provider to co-ordinate secondary-tertiary programme)
14Section 31I amended (Entry into secondary-tertiary programme)
15New section 65DA inserted (Multiple timetable arrangements)
65DAMultiple timetable arrangements
16Section 75 replaced (Boards to control management of schools)
75Functions and powers of boards
17Section 77A amended (Enrolment records)
18Section 87C amended (Annual financial statements of boards)
19Section 98 replaced (Boards of newly established schools)
98Boards of newly established schools
20Section 101 amended (Elections of trustees)
21Section 105A amended (Minister may approve alternative constitution in certain cases)
22Section 110 amended (Boards may combine)
23Section 120 amended (Interpretation)
24Section 120A amended (Restrictions on appointment of teachers)
25Section 120B amended (Restrictions on continued employment of teachers)
26Section 137 amended (Offences)
27Section 139A amended (No corporal punishment in early childhood services or registered schools)
28New sections 139AAA to 139AAI inserted
139AAASurrender and retention of property
139AABSearches of clothing and bags or other containers
139AACRestrictions on searches under section 139AAB
139AADLimitations on sections 139AAA and 139AAB
139AAEProhibitions on searches by contractors
139AAFRefusal to reveal, produce, or surrender item
139AAGPower to search storage containers not affected
139AAHRules about surrender and retention of property and searches
139AAIGuidelines about surrender and retention of property and searches
29Section 144A amended (Secretary may require information for proper administration of Act)
30Section 156A replaced (Minister may merge schools)
156AMinister may merge schools
156ABElection or appointment of boards of continuing schools
156ACAlternative constitutions for continuing schools
31New Part 12A inserted
158BMinister may approve sponsors
158CMinister must appoint advisory group
158DPartnership school contracts
158FProhibitions on operation of partnership schools kura hourua
158GSponsor’s duties
158HSponsor to control management of partnership school kura hourua
158ISchool rules
158JSponsor’s power to delegate
158KAnnual financial statements of partnership schools kura hourua
158LPartnership school kura hourua may participate in school risk management scheme
158MIntervention in partnership school kura hourua by Secretary
158NEnrolment in partnership schools kura hourua
158OEqual rights to primary and secondary education in partnership schools kura hourua
158PSpecial education in partnership schools kura hourua
158QMultiple timetable arrangements in partnership schools kura hourua
158RSecretary’s powers when student younger than 16 is excluded from partnership school kura hourua
158SRe-enrolment by partnership school kura hourua of student excluded or expelled
158TCourses and visits outside partnership school kura hourua premises
158UApplication of this Act to partnership schools kura hourua
158VApplication of Education (Stand-Down, Suspension, Exclusion, and Expulsion) Rules 1999 to partnership schools kura hourua
158WApplication of New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 to partnership schools kura hourua
158XApplication of Privacy Act 1993 to partnership schools kura hourua
158YOfficial Information Act 1982 not to apply to partnership schools kura hourua
32Section 246 amended (Interpretation)
33Section 246A amended (Functions of Authority)
34Section 319J replaced (Centres situated on property owned by the Crown)
319JCentres situated on property owned by, or leased to, the Crown
35Section 342 amended (Interpretation)
36Section 343 amended (Assigning national student numbers)
37Section 344 amended (Use of national student numbers)
38Section 345 amended (Student may use or disclose own national student number)
39Section 346 amended (Offences)
40Transitional provision relating to Criminal Procedure Act 2011
41Transitional provision relating to Legislation Act 2012
42Amendment to Accident Compensation Act 2001
43Amendment to Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995
44Amendments to Health Act 1956
45Amendments to Immigration Act 2009
46Amendment to Income Tax Act 2007
47Amendment to Local Government (Rating) Act 2002
48Amendment to Official Information Act 1982
49Amendments to Ombudsmen Act 1975
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: