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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.30

Notifications to Institute concerning actions against registered teachers

    (1)     The employer of a registered teacher must notify the Institute if the employer has taken—

        (a)     any action against the registered teacher in response to allegations—

              (i)     of serious incompetence of the registered teacher; or

              (ii)     of serious misconduct of the registered teacher; or

              (iii)     that the registered teacher is unfit to be a registered teacher; or

              (iv)     that the registered teacher's ability to practise as a registered teacher is seriously detrimentally affected or likely to be seriously detrimentally affected because of an impairment; or

        (b)     any other action against the registered teacher that may be relevant to the registered teacher's fitness to teach.

    (2)     The employer of a registered teacher must immediately notify the Institute if the employer becomes aware that the registered teacher

        (a)     is currently charged with, or has been convicted or found guilty of, a category A offence or a category B offence; or

        (b)     has been given a WWC exclusion.

    (3)     The Chief Commissioner of Police must immediately notify the Institute if the Chief Commissioner becomes aware that a registered teacher has been charged with, or convicted or found guilty of, a category A offence or a category B offence.

    (4)     The Commission for Children and Young People (established by section 6 of the Commission for Children and Young People Act 2012 ) must immediately notify the Institute if the Commission becomes aware that a registered teacher is the subject of a reportable allegation or a finding of reportable conduct under Part 5A of the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 .

S. 2.6.30A inserted by No. 10/2021 s. 24.



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