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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 5.10.2

Scope of regulations

    (1)     Regulations made under this Act—

        (a)     may be of general or limited application;

        (b)     may differ according to differences in time, place or circumstances;

        (c)     may confer a discretionary authority or impose a duty on, or leave any matter to be determined or approved by, a specified person or class of persons.

    (2)     A power conferred by this Act to make regulations providing for fees may be exercised by prescribing different fees for different classes of applications or investigations.

    (3)     A power to make regulations may be exercised—

        (a)     either in relation to all cases to which the power extends, or in relation to all those cases subject to specified exceptions, or in relation to any specified case or class of case;

        (b)     so as to make, as respects the cases in relation to which the power is exercised—

              (i)     the same provision for all cases in relation to which the power is exercised, or different provisions for different cases or classes of case, or different provisions for the same case or class of case for different purposes; or

              (ii)     any such provision either unconditionally or subject to any specified condition.

    (4)     Regulations may be made—

        (a)     so as to apply—

              (i)     at all times or at a specified time; or

S. 5.10.2(4) (a)(ii) substituted by Nos 19/2014 s. 84, 33/2020 s. 12.

              (ii)     to all schools, early childhood services or school boarding premises or to a specified school, early childhood service or school boarding premises or a specified class of school, early childhood service or school boarding premises;

              (iii)     as specified in both subparagraphs (i) and (ii);

        (b)     so as to require a matter affected by the regulations to be—

              (i)     in accordance with a specified standard or specified requirement; or

              (ii)     approved by or to the satisfaction of a specified person or a specified class of persons; or

              (iii)     as specified in both subparagraphs (i) and (ii);

        (c)     so as to apply, adopt or incorporate any matter contained in any document issued or published by any person or body whether—

              (i)     wholly or partially or as amended by the regulations; or

S. 5.10.2(4)(c)(ii) amended by No. 58/2007 s. 43(a).

              (ii)     as issued or published at the time the regulations are made or at any time before then; or

S. 5.10.2(4)(c)(iii) inserted by No. 58/2007 s. 43(b).

              (iii)     as amended from time to time;


        (d)     so as to confer a discretionary authority or impose a duty on a specified person or a specified class of persons;

        (e)     so as to provide in a specified case or class of case for the exemption of persons or things or a class of persons or things from any of the provisions of the regulations, whether unconditionally or on specified conditions and either wholly or to such an extent as is specified.

S. 5.10.2(5) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 49(3).

    (5)     The regulations may be disallowed in whole or in part by resolution of either House of Parliament in accordance with the requirements of section 23 of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994 .

Division 2—Orders in Council



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