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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.18

Application for renewal of registration

    (1)     An application for renewal of registration

        (a)     must be made to the Institute before the existing registration expires; and

S. 2.6.18 (1)(ab) inserted by No. 28/2010 s. 9(1).

        (ab)     must be in the form approved by the Institute; and

        (b)     must be accompanied by—

S. 2.6.18 (1)(b)(i) amended by No. 27/2010 s. 24.

              (i)     evidence satisfactory to the Institute that the applicant has maintained an appropriate level of professional practice in the preceding period of registration;

              (ii)     details of any information required by section 2.6.57;

S. 2.6.18
(1)(b)(iii) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 9(1).

              (iii)     the application fee fixed by the Minister.


S. 2.6.18(1A) inserted by No. 28/2010 s. 9(2), substituted by No. 19/2014 s. 9(2).

    (1A)     If a national criminal history check has not been conducted on the applicant within 4 years before the existing registration is due to expire—


S. 2.6.18
(1A)(a) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 53(1).

        (a)     subject to subsection (1D), the application for renewal of registration must be accompanied by—

              (i)     a consent signed by the applicant for the Institute to conduct a national criminal history check on the applicant; and

              (ii)     the information specified in the application form relating to the identity of the applicant required for the purposes of the national criminal history check; and

              (iii)     the fee fixed by the Minister for the national criminal history check; and

        (b)     in considering the application for renewal of registration, the Institute must conduct a national criminal history check on the applicant.

S. 2.6.18(1B) inserted by No. 28/2010 s. 9(2), substituted by No. 19/2014 s. 9(2).

    (1B)     The application for renewal of registration must include an authorisation by the applicant for the Institute to arrange for the conduct of a State police record check

        (a)     on the applicant in connection with the consideration of the application; and

        (b)     if renewal of registration is granted, on the teacher from time to time during the period of that registration.

S. 2.6.18(1C) inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 9(2).

    (1C)     The Institute may arrange for the conduct of a State record police check—

        (a)     on the applicant in considering an application under this section; and

        (b)     if renewal of registration is granted, on the registered teacher from time to time during the period of registration of the teacher.

S. 2.6.18(1D) inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 53(2).

    (1D)     An application for renewal of registration under Division 3A is not required to comply with subsection (1A)(a)(ii) and (iii) if made at the same time as an application by the applicant for renewal of registration under Division 3.

S. 2.6.18(1E) inserted by No. 4/2017 s. 12(8).

    (1E)     In considering an application for renewal of registration, the Institute may have regard to 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.

    (2)     If a person does not apply for renewal of registration before the end of the existing registration period, the Institute may renew that person's registration if the application is made within 3 months after the end of the registration period and if the applicant pays an additional fee fixed by the Minister which must not be more than 50% of the fee for renewal of registration.

    (3)     If a person's registration has expired without being renewed that person is deemed to be registered for 3 months after that expiry or, if an application for renewal has been made in accordance with subsection (2), for 3 months after that application is made, whichever is the later and if, at the end of that period of 3 months, the Institute has not renewed his or her registration, the Institute must remove that person's name from the register.

S. 2.6.18A inserted by No. 10/2021 s. 15.



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