Pursuant to section 7 of the Education Act 1989, I publish the following notice.
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1. Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as The Correspondence School Enrolment Policy Amendment Notice 2009.
(2) This notice shall take effect on 30 June 2009.
2. Amendment—The Correspondence School Enrolment Policy, published as a Supplement to the New Zealand Gazette, 11 March 2009, No. 30, page 787, is hereby varied by adding, before the heading “Early Childhood Education”, the following paragraphs:
(a) The Secretary for Education may, subject to paragraph (b), vary the entry criteria for the enrolment categories and gateways for The Correspondence School; and
(b) This discretion is to be used on a case by case,
time-bound and exceptional basis and only for the purpose of addressing specific issues that in the opinion of the Secretary for Education reflect capacity and or capability needs in the early childhood or schooling sectors.
Dated at Wellington this 24th day of June 2009.
HON ANNE TOLLEY, Minister of Education.