Education Legislation Act 2016

  • repealed
  • Education Legislation Act 2016: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(d) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Reprint as at 1 August 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education Legislation Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 72
Date of assent
28 October 2016
see section 2

Education Legislation Act 2016: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(d) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).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 28 amended (Secretary may require parents of certain children to enrol them at correspondence school)
5Section 35 replaced (Fines to be paid to boards)
35Fines to be paid to board or sponsor (as applicable)
6Section 60 amended (Interpretation)
7Section 65 amended (Staff)
8Section 65B amended (Terms)
9Section 65D amended (Exceptions in particular cases)
10New section 75A inserted (Appointment of principals)
75AAppointment of principals
11Section 76 amended (Principals)
12Section 78A amended (Powers of entry and inspection)
13Section 79 amended (Grants for boards)
14Section 89 replaced (Payroll service)
89Payroll service
15Part 8A heading amended
16Section 91A amended (Interpretation)
17Section 91G amended (Relieving teachers)
18New cross-heading above section 91N inserted
19New section 91O inserted (Employment-based trainee teaching positions)
91OEmployment-based trainee teaching positions
20Section 94 amended (Constitution of boards of State schools)
21Section 116A repealed (Appointment of principal of combined board)
22Section 139C amended (Offence of insulting, abusing, or intimidating staff)
23Section 144C amended (Regulations about school hostels)
24Section 158 amended (Provision by one board of tuition for students enrolled at school administered by another)
25Section 158A amended (Interpretation)
26Section 158C amended (Minister must appoint advisory group)
27Section 158N amended (Enrolment in partnership schools kura hourua)
28Section 158Y amended (Official Information Act 1982 not to apply to partnership schools kura hourua)
29New sections 158Z and 158ZA inserted
158ZApplication of State Sector Act 1988 to institutions sponsoring partnership schools kura hourua
158ZAApplication of Ombudsmen Act 1975 to institutions sponsoring partnership schools kura hourua
30Section 159M amended (Restrictions on design of funding mechanisms)
31New section 164A inserted (Interpretation)
32Section 192 amended (Powers of institutions)
33Section 203 amended (Institutions are Crown entities)
34Section 220 amended (Annual report)
35New section 220A inserted (Minister may require related entities to prepare statements or reports)
220AMinister may require related entities to prepare statements or reports
36Section 253 amended (Rules)
37Section 309 amended (Interpretation)
38New section 317A inserted (Requirements for licensed home-based education and care service)
317ARequirements for licensed home-based education and care service
39Part 29 repealed
40Section 344 amended (Use of national student numbers)
41Section 348 amended (Interpretation)
42Schedule 13A amended
43Principal Act
44Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
45Section 5 amended (Disqualification from membership of Council)
46Section 6 replaced (Constitution of Council)
6Constitution of Council
6ACriteria for appointment to Council
47Section 7 amended (Extraordinary vacancies on Council)
48Section 8 replaced (Term of office of members of Council)
8Term of office of members of Council
49Section 9 amended (Chairman, deputy chairman, and treasurer)
50Section 10 amended (Meetings of Council)
51Section 11 amended (Passing of resolutions by Council without a meeting)
52New section 12A inserted (Members of Council not personally liable)
12AMembers of Council not personally liable
53Section 14 amended (Powers of Council)
54Section 15 amended (Power to appoint officers and servants)
55Section 16 amended (Power to insure members, officers, and servants)
56Section 21 and cross-heading repealed
57Section 26 replaced (Money to be paid into bank)
26Bank account
58Section 28 amended (Accounting records must be kept)
59Section 30 replaced (Remuneration and travelling expenses of members of the Council and of committees)
30Remuneration of members of Council
30AExpenses of Council members and committee members
60Section 33 amended (Rules)
61Principal Act
62Long Title amended
63Preamble amended
64Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
65Section 3 amended (Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund established)
66Section 4 replaced (Establishment of Board to administer Fund)
4Establishment of Board to administer Fund
4APeople disqualified from Board membership
67Section 5 amended (Term of office of members of Board)
68Section 6 amended (Meetings of Board)
69Section 6A amended (Standing Committee)
70Section 7 amended (Functions of Board)
71Section 9 amended (Annual grant to Board)
72Section 12 replaced (Travelling expenses of Board)
12Remuneration of members of Board
12AExpenses of members of Board
12BConflicts of interest
73Section 13 replaced (Members of Board not personally liable)
13Members of Board not personally liable
74New section 13A inserted (Removal of Board members)
13ARemoval of Board members
75Principal Act
76Name of principal Act changed
77Section 1 replaced (Short Title)
78Section 2 replaced (Interpretation)
79New section 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
80Section 3 repealed (Administration of Act)
81Section 4 amended (Foundation established)
82Section 5 amended (Purpose of Foundation)
83Section 6 amended (Contributors)
84Section 7 amended (Meetings of contributors)
85Section 8 replaced (Constitution of Board)
8Constitution of Board
86New section 8A inserted (Board to elect chairperson and deputy chairperson)
8ABoard to elect chairperson and deputy chairperson
87Section 9 amended (Chairman at meetings of the Board and contributors)
88Section 10 amended (Meetings of Board)
89Section 11 replaced (Fees and travelling allowances)
11Remuneration of members of Board and Special Committees
11AExpenses of members of Board and Special Committees
90Section 12 amended (Executive Committee, Special Committees, and delegation of powers)
91Section 13 amended (Common seal)
92Section 14 amended (Contracts)
93Section 15 amended (Appointment of officers and collectors)
94Section 20 amended (Grants to Foundation)
95Section 24 amended (Authorised expenditure)
96Section 26 replaced (Bank account)
26Bank account
97Section 27 amended (Estimates of receipts and expenditure)
98Section 28 amended (Accounting records must be kept)
99Section 30 amended (Annual report)
100Section 32 repealed (Office of Foundation)
101Section 33 replaced (Members of Board not personally liable)
33Members of Board and Special Committees not personally liable
102Section 34 amended (Regulations)
103New Schedule inserted
104Principal Act
105Section 7 amended (Integration agreement)
106Principal Act
107Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
108Section 75 amended (Actual conditions of employment)
109Consequential amendments and revocation
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: