200 Minister may designate and redesignate schools

(1)

The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, after consultation with the board of the affected school, do any of the following:

(a)

designate a State school that is not a Kura Kaupapa Māori or a designated character school as a Kura Kaupapa Māori or a designated character school:

(b)

remove the designation of a Kura Kaupapa Māori and redesignate it as a designated character school:

(c)

remove the designation of a designated character school and redesignate it as a Kura Kaupapa Māori:

(d)

remove the designation of a Kura Kaupapa Māori or a designated character school while keeping the school established as a State school.

(2)

The designation or removal of a designation of a school takes effect on the date specified in the notice under subsection (1) and, on and from that date, section 204

(a)

applies to a school that is designated as a Kura Kaupapa Māori or as a designated character school; and

(b)

ceases to apply to a school that has had its designation as a Kura Kaupapa Māori or a designated character school removed.

(3)

A notice under subsection (1) may prescribe a new name for the redesignated school.

(4)

Section 204 applies in respect of a school that is, or is to be, redesignated as a Kura Kaupapa Māori in the same way as it would apply if the school were being established as a Kura Kaupapa Māori.

(5)

No school may have its designation as a Kura Kaupapa Māori removed unless the Minister has first consulted with te kaitiaki o Te Aho Matua.

(6)

No State school may be designated as a Kura Kaupapa Māori unless the Minister has first consulted with te kaitiaki o Te Aho Matua on the ability of the school to operate in accordance with Te Aho Matua.

(7)

Section 204 applies in respect of a school that is, or is to be, redesignated as a designated character school in the same way as it would apply if the school were being established as a designated character school.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 154A