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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.29

Cancellation of registration held under this Part

S. 2.6.29(1) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 64(1), substituted by No. 31/2018 s. 22(2).

    (1)     All registrations held by a person under this Part are cancelled if the person—

        (a)     is convicted or found guilty of a category A offence in Victoria or an equivalent offence in another jurisdiction; or

S. 2.6.29(1)(b) amended by No. 34/2020 s. 229(1).

        (b)     has been given a WWC exclusion.

S. 2.6.29(2) repealed by No. 31/2018 s. 22(2).

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S. 2.6.29(3) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 64(2), substituted by No. 31/2018 s. 22(3).

    (3)     A person whose registration is cancelled by the operation of subsection (1) is disqualified from teaching in a school or an early childhood service and is not entitled to apply to be registered under this Part—

        (a)     if the registration is cancelled by the operation of subsection (1)(a), for an indefinite period; and

S. 2.6.29(3)(b) amended by No. 34/2020 s. 229(1).

        (b)     subject to subsection (3A), if the registration is cancelled by the operation of subsection (1)(b), for the period of 5 years after the date on which the WWC exclusion is given.

S. 2.6.29(3A) inserted by No. 31/2018 s. 22(3), substituted by No. 34/2020 s. 229(2).

    (3A)     If a WWC exclusion given to a person referred to in subsection (1) or (3) is set aside, or a WWC clearance is given to that person, under the Worker Screening Act 2020 , the relevant subsection ceases to apply to the person from the date that the WWC exclusion was set aside or the WWC clearance was given to the person.

S. 2.6.29(4) amended by No. 31/2018 s. 22(4).

    (4)     For the purposes of subsections (1) and (3), a conviction or finding of guilt takes effect on the date of the conviction or finding of guilt and the lodging of an appeal against the conviction or finding does not affect the operation of those subsections.

S. 2.6.29(5) amended by Nos 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 48.6), 31/2018 s. 22(5).

    (5)     If a finding or conviction in relation to a person referred to in subsection (1) or (3) is quashed or set aside on appeal the relevant subsection ceases, from the date the finding or conviction was quashed or set aside, to apply to the person with respect to that particular finding or conviction.

    (6)     Nothing in this section limits the powers of the Institute under this Part.

S. 2.6.29(7) amended by Nos 31/2018 s. 22(6), 34/2020 s. 229(1).

    (7)     This section applies to any conviction or finding of guilt of a category A offence or the giving of a WWC exclusion whether occurring before, on or after the commencement of this Chapter.

Pt 2.6 Div. 9A (Heading and ss 2.6.29A–2.6.29C) inserted by No. 27/2010 s. 26.

Division 9A—Voluntary suspension or cancellation of registration


S. 2.6.29A inserted by No. 27/2010 s. 26.



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