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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 6.1.37

Transitional and savings provision—Education and Training Reform Amendment (Registration of Early Childhood Teachers and Victorian Institute of Teaching) Act 2014—registration of early childhood teachers

    (1)     In this section—

"current early childhood teacher" means a person who was employed or engaged as an early childhood teacher on or before the commencement of section 47 of the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Registration of Early Childhood Teachers and Victorian Institute of Teaching) Act 2014 ;

"relevant day" means the day that is 6 months after the day on which section 47 of the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Registration of Early Childhood Teachers and Victorian Institute of Teaching) Act 2014 commences.

    (2)     A person or body does not commit an offence under section 2.6.56A or 2.6.56B before the relevant day for employment or engagement of a current early childhood teacher who is not registered.

    (3)     On and after the relevant day, a person or body does not commit an offence under section 2.6.56A or 2.6.56B for employment or engagement of a current early childhood teacher who is not registered if—

        (a)     the current early childhood teacher applied for registration under Division 3A of Part 2.6 on or before the relevant day; and

        (b)     the application has not been determined.

    (4)     Despite the commencement of section 2.3.9(3)(a), a current early childhood teacher who is not registered may be employed by a school council—

        (a)     before the relevant day; and

        (b)     on and after the relevant day if—

              (i)     the current early childhood teacher applied for registration under Division 3A of Part 2.6 on or before the relevant day; and

              (ii)     the application has not been determined.

    (5)     A registered teacher or a current early childhood teacher who applies for registration under Division 3A of Part 2.6 on or before the relevant day is taken to meet the requirements for professional practice under section 2.6.12A.

S. 6.1.38 inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 88.



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