New Zealand Teachers Council (Making Reports and Complaints) Amendment Rules 2008

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New Zealand Teachers Council (Making Reports and Complaints) Amendment Rules 2008

Pursuant to section 139AJ of the Education Act 1989, the New Zealand Teachers Council makes the following rules.

Rules

1 Title
  • These rules are the New Zealand Teachers Council (Making Reports and Complaints) Amendment Rules 2008.

2 Principal rules amended
3 Commencement
  • These rules come into force on 1 August 2008.

4 Criteria for reporting serious misconduct
  • Rule 9(1) is amended by adding the following paragraph:

    • (o) any act or omission that brings, or is likely to bring, discredit to the profession.

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of July 2008.

Kathy Smith,
Chairperson of the New Zealand Teachers Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These rules, which come into force on 1 August 2008, amend the New Zealand Teachers Council (Making Reports and Complaints) Rules 2004. The amendment adds a new criterion to the criteria for reporting serious misconduct by providing that a report may be made under rule 9 if an employer suspects on reasonable grounds that a teacher has engaged in any act or omission that brings, or is likely to bring, discredit to the profession.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 July 2008.