Education Amendment Bill (No 2)

  • enacted

Hon Anne Tolley

Education Amendment Bill (No 2)

Government Bill


As reported from the Education and Science Committee




1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

4 Interpretation

5 New section 4E inserted

6 How to select applicants who live outside home zone

7 Students required to enrol must attend school

8 Employment of school-age children

9 Ensuring attendance of students

10 New sections 31A to 31L inserted

11 New headings and sections 35A to 35S substituted

Registration of private schools

Criteria for registration as private school

Managers to advise Secretary of private school ceasing operation

Review of private schools registered under section 35A

Actions by Secretary in regard to schools registered under section 35A

Grants for private schools

Suspensions and expulsions from private schools

Offences in relation to private schools

12 Entry where school suspected of being unregistered

12A Matching of register information and information about payment of teacher salaries at payrolled schools

12B Cancellation of registration as teacher and cancellation of limited authority to teach

12C Interim suspension until complaint of possible serious misconduct concluded

12D Duration of interim suspension

12E Appeals

12F Complaints about competence

12G New sections 139AZCA and 139AZCB inserted

13 No corporal punishment in early childhood services or registered schools

14 Secretary may require information for proper administration of Act

15 Grant or refusal of application

16 Information, withdrawals, and refunds

17 New section 236AB inserted

18 Meaning of early childhood education and care centre

Part 2
Amendments to other enactments and transitional provision

Amendments to Education Act 1964

19 Amendments to Education Act 1964

Amendment to Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

20 Amendment to Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009

Transitional provision

21 Continuation of registration if school registered under repealed section 35A

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: