4 Process for establishing enrolment scheme

(1)

When developing a proposed enrolment scheme, the Secretary must—

(a)

consult the school’s board on the development of the proposed scheme; and

(b)

take reasonable steps to understand the views of the school’s community.

(2)

After the Secretary has developed a proposed enrolment scheme, the Secretary must—

(a)

consult the persons and organisations the Secretary thinks fit and, in particular, must take all reasonable steps to discover and consider the views of—

(i)

the parents of students at the school:

(ii)

the people living in the area for which the school is a reasonably convenient school:

(iii)

the students and prospective students of the school (depending on their age and maturity):

(iv)

the boards of other schools that could be affected by the proposed enrolment scheme:

(v)

in the case of a Kura Kaupapa Māori, the persons and organisations that the Secretary believes have an interest in fostering the school’s adherence to Te Aho Matua and any special characteristics set out in its school charter:

(vi)

in the case of the board of a designated character school, the persons and organisations that the Secretary believes have an interest in fostering the aims, purposes, and objectives that constitute the school’s different character:

(vii)

in the case of a State integrated school, the school’s proprietors; and

(b)

consult the school’s board.

(3)

If the Secretary has complied with subclause (2) and is satisfied that the proposed enrolment scheme meets the requirements of clause 5, the Secretary may finalise the enrolment scheme and provide it to the board.

(4)

The school’s board must implement the finalised enrolment scheme as soon as practicable.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 11H