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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 6.1.54

Transitional and savings provision—Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms and Other Matters) Act 2021—person, body or school registered with respect to VCAL

    (1)     If, immediately before the commencement day, the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority registered a person, body or school on the State Register with respect to Foundation VCAL as an accredited senior secondary course or a registered senior secondary qualification under section 4.3.10, the person, body or school is, on and after the commencement day, taken to be registered by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority with respect to—

        (a)     the VPC; and

        (b)     Foundation VCAL.

    (2)     If, immediately before the commencement day, the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority registered a person, body or school on the State Register with respect to Intermediate or Senior VCAL as an accredited senior secondary course or a registered senior secondary qualification under section 4.3.10, the person, body or school is, on and after the commencement day, taken to be registered by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority with respect to—

        (a)     the VCE; and

        (b)     Intermediate or Senior VCAL (as the case requires).

    (3)     Subject to subsection (4) and for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the registration of a person, body or school continues, on and after the commencement day, subject to the terms of registration under section 4.3.12 that applied immediately before the commencement day until the registration is suspended, cancelled or expires (whichever occurs first).

    (4)     If, on or after the commencement day and before 31 December 2024, the term of registration of a person or body under section 4.3.12(1) is due to expire, the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority may, on and after the commencement day, on the written request of the person or body (as the case requires), extend the registration for a period not exceeding 5 years unless sooner suspended or cancelled.

    (5)     For the purposes of subsection (4), if a person or body makes a written request under subsection (4) on or after the commencement day and before 31 December 2024, the registration of the person or body (as the case requires) remains in force pending a decision by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority to extend the registration.

    (6)     Despite section 4.3.12(5)(a), if—

        (a)     immediately before the commencement day, a school referred to under subsection (1) or (2) was registered under section 4.3.10 with respect to an accredited senior secondary course; and

        (b)     on or after the commencement day, the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority withdraws its acceptance under section 4.3.12(5)(a) with respect to one of the accredited senior secondary courses or accredited foundation secondary courses for which the school is taken to be registered

the school's registration with respect to an accredited senior secondary course or an accredited foundation secondary course (as the case requires) that is not the subject of Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority's withdrawal of acceptance is, on and after the commencement day, taken not to be cancelled and remains in force until the registration is suspended or expires (whichever occurs first).

    (7)     In this section—

"commencement day" means the day on which Part 3 of the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms and Other Matters) Act 2021 comes into operation.

Ch. 6 Pt 6.2 (Heading and ss 6.2.16.2.9) inserted by No. 32/2021 s. 9.

Part 6.2—Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Act 2021—Transfer of property, rights and liabilities

S. 6.2.1 inserted by No. 32/2021 s. 9.



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