Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015

  • repealed
  • Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
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Reprint as at 1 August 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015

Public Act
2015 No 117
Date of assent
9 December 2015
see section 2

Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015: repealed, on 1 August 2020, pursuant to section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).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.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015.

2 Commencement

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

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Education Act 1989 (the principal Act).

4 Section 303 amended (Student allowances)


After section 303(3B), insert:


Despite subsection (3B), if any rate of student allowance is increased on 1 April 2016 by regulations (regulations A), not being the regulations required to be made under subsection (3B) that come into force on 1 April 2016 (regulations B), then—


regulations A come into force immediately before regulations B; and


the adjustment to the rate of the allowance required to be made by regulations B is to the rate as at 31 March 2016; and


the amount by which the rate of allowance is increased by regulations A is added to the adjustment made by regulations B.


After section 303(5), insert:


Subsection (3BA) is repealed on 30 April 2016, and this subsection is repealed immediately after.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 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

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

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