Oranga Tamariki (National Care Standards and Related Matters) Regulations 2018

Education

36 Children aged 1 to 4 years

(1)

The chief executive must ensure that, where it is in the best interests of a child aged 1, 2, 3, or 4 years who is in care or custody, they are enrolled in—

(a)

a licensed early childhood service (as defined in section 10(1) of the Education and Training Act 2020); or

(b)

a certified playgroup.

(2)

The chief executive must also ensure that—

(a)

the length of time for which a child aged 1, 2, 3, or 4 years is enrolled reflects the needs of the child; and

(b)

decisions about enrolment are reviewed regularly.

(3)

A decision made under this regulation by the chief executive must be made in consultation with the parents or guardian of the child.

Regulation 36(1)(a): amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Regulation 36(1)(b): amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).