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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.31

Institute to conduct preliminary assessment

    (1)     The Institute must conduct a preliminary assessment of a notification or complaint.

    (2)     The Institute, by written notice, must advise the following that the Institute is conducting a preliminary assessment—

        (a)     the registered teacher who is the subject of the notification or complaint;

        (b)     the person or body that made the notification or complaint.

    (3)     Despite subsection (2), the Institute is not required to give written notice under subsection (2) if the Institute reasonably believes that doing so may—

        (a)     seriously prejudice any investigation of the notification or complaint; or

        (b)     place at risk a person's health or safety; or

        (c)     place a person at risk of harassment or intimidation.

    (4)     For the purposes of conducting a preliminary assessment under subsection (1), the Institute, in writing, may require the following to provide further information within a specified period—

        (a)     the registered teacher who is the subject of the notification or complaint;

        (b)     the person or body that made the notification or complaint;

        (c)     any person who may have information relevant to the notification or complaint.

    (5)     The Institute may use any information obtained in the course of conducting a preliminary assessment for the purposes of—

        (a)     considering the notification or complaint; or

        (b)     conducting an investigation under Division 11; or

        (c)     performing its functions under this Part.

New s. 2.6.32 inserted by No. 10/2021 s. 24.



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