Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Act 2021

1 Title

This Act is the Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Act 2021.

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 and Training Act 2020.

Part 1 Funding of certain early childhood services and certified playgroups

4 Section 548 amended (Funding of certain early childhood services and certified playgroups)

After section 548(5), insert:

(5A)

Subsections (5B) and (5C) apply to conditions or purposes—

(a)

specified under subsection (5)(a) or (b); and

(b)

that relate to employment matters (for example, remuneration).

(5B)

Those conditions or purposes may be specified by the Minister to help achieve aims that are, or include, employment relations aims.

(5C)

Those aims may, but need not, also be specified by the Minister.

Part 2 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

5 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1,—

(a)

insert the Part set out in the Schedule of this Act as the last Part; and

(b)

make all necessary consequential amendments.

Schedule New Part 2 inserted into Schedule 1

s 5

Part 2 Provision relating to Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Act 2021

72 Application of section 548(5A) to (5C)

Section 548(5A) to (5C) (as inserted by section 4 of the Education and Training (Grants—Budget Measures) Amendment Act 2021) applies to a grant paid under section 548, and to a condition or purpose specified under section 548(5)(a) or (b) for that grant, after the commencement of that Act (whether that grant was determined before or after that commencement).

Legislative history

20 May 2021

Introduction (Bill 43–1), first reading and referral to Education and Workforce Committee

25 June 2021

Reported from Education and Workforce Committee (Bill 43–2)

1 July 2021

Second reading

6 July 2021

Committee of the whole House

7 July 2021

Third reading

12 July 2021

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.