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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.1A.1

Definitions

In this Part—

"authorised person" means a person who is an authorised person under section 2.1A.2;

"immediate school community safety order" means an order under section 2.1A.3;

"member of the school community "means any of the following persons in relation to a school

        (a)     a student enrolled at the school;

        (b)     a parent of a student enrolled at the school;

        (c)     a staff member of the school;

        (d)     a person other than a person referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) who is present at a school‑related place of the school for a reason connected with the school;

"ongoing school community safety order" means an order under section 2.1A.15;

"proprietor" means—

        (a)     the person or body that is specified in the registration of the school as the proprietor of the school; or

        (b)     if there is no person or body to whom paragraph (a) applies, the person or body who is responsible for the governance of the school;

"relevant school", in relation to a school community safety order, means the school in respect of which the order is made or proposed to be made;

"reviewer", in relation to an ongoing school community safety order, means—

        (a)     the Secretary, if the order relates to a Government school; or

        (b)     a person nominated by the principal or the proprietor of the school, if the order relates to a non-Government school;

"school community safety order" means the following—

        (a)     an immediate school community safety order;

        (b)     an ongoing school community safety order;

"school-related place", in relation to a school, means the following—

        (a)     any premises of the school and an area that is within 25 metres of the boundary of those premises;

        (b)     any premises (other than a premises described in paragraph (a)) on which there is an activity conducted by or in connection with the school and an area that is within 25 metres of the boundary of those premises;

Example

An example of an activity is a camp.

        (c)     for an activity conducted by or in connection with a school, if the activity or part of the activity is not conducted at a place described in paragraph (a) or (b), any place where the activity is conducted and an area that is within 25 metres of the boundary of that place;

        (d)     any prescribed place;

"staff member" means—

        (a)     in relation to a Government school, a person (including a registered teacher) employed by one of the following persons to perform work for, or at, that school

              (i)     the Secretary;

              (ii)     the Department;

              (iii)     the school council; or

        (b)     in relation to a non-Government school, a person (including a registered teacher) employed by the school or the proprietor of the school to perform work for, or at, the school; or

        (c)     any other prescribed person or member of a class of prescribed person;

"vexatious communication", in relation to a staff member of a school, means a communication that a reasonable person would consider unreasonable, having regard to the circumstances, in one or more of the following forms—

        (a)     a person approaching, telephoning, sending messages to or otherwise contacting (whether by electronic means or otherwise) the staff member;

        (b)     a person publishing (whether on the internet, by email or by any other form of written communication) material about the staff member;

        (c)     a person causing someone else to engage in a behaviour set out in paragraph (a) or (b) on the person's behalf;

        (d)     any prescribed communication.

S. 2.1A.2 inserted by No. 24/2021 s. 6.



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