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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.13A

National criminal history checks and information—registered early childhood teachers and applicants for registration under Division 3A and this Division

    (1)     If the applicant is a registered early childhood teacher on whom a national criminal history check has been conducted in the previous 5 years—

        (a)     the Institute is not required to conduct a national criminal history check on the applicant; and

        (b)     the requirements of section 2.6.13(2)(b)(iv), (v) and (vi) do not apply to the application for permission to teach.

    (2)     If the applicant makes, at the same time as the application under section 2.6.13, an application for registration as an early childhood teacher—

        (a)     the requirements of section 2.6.13(2)(b)(iv), (v) and (vi) do not apply to the application for permission to teach; and

        (b)     the applicant is not required to provide information under section 2.6.13(3) if that information has been provided in relation to the application under section 2.6.12A(7).

    (3)     In considering an application for permission to teach made at the same time as an application for registration under Division 3A, the Institute

        (a)     must take into account a national criminal history check conducted under section 2.6.12A(6); and

S. 2.6.13A(3)(b) amended by No. 4/2017 s. 12(7)(a).

        (b)     may take into account any information provided or testing submitted to under section 2.6.12A(7); and

S. 2.6.13A(3)(c) inserted by No. 4/2017 s. 12(7)(b).

        (c)     may take into account a finding, under Part 5A of the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 , that the applicant has committed reportable conduct and the reasons for the finding.



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