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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 30

Teachers

S. 30(1) amended by Nos 14/2006 s. 28 [1] , 19/2008 s. 18, 19/2014 s. 92(1).

    (1)     A person who is a registered teacher or registered early childhood teacher under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 is exempt from a working with children check.

Note to s. 30(1) amended by Nos 24/2006 s. 6.1.2(Sch. 7 item 48.3(b)), 7/2015 s. 14, 9/2016 s. 13(1), 38/2017 s. 97.

Note

Section 2.6.54K of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 provides that a teacher whose registration is suspended is deemed not to be registered for the period of that suspension.

S. 30(2) amended by Nos 24/2006 s. 6.1.2(Sch. 7 item 48.3(c)), 19/2014 s. 92(2)(a)(b).

    (2)     A person who engages in child-related work (other than teaching in a school or an early childhood service) and who relies on an exemption under subsection (1) in respect of that work must notify—

        (a)     any person by whom he or she is engaged in that child-related work; and

S. 30(2)(b) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 92(2)(a).

        (b)     any agency with which he or she is listed for child-related work (other than teaching in a school or an early childhood service)—

in writing of the suspension or cancellation of the person's registration as a teacher or an early childhood teacher under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 within 7 days after receiving notice of the suspension or cancellation.

Penalty:     Level 9 fine (60 penalty units maximum).

Note

Note 1 to s. 30(2) amended by No. 24/2006 s. 6.1.2(Sch. 7 item 48.3(d)), substituted by No. 9/2016 s. 13(2).

1     The Victorian Institute of Teaching must notify a teacher's employer of the suspension or cancellation of the teacher's registration: see sections 2.6.27(7), 2.6.28B and 2.6.51 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 .

2     Listed with an agency is defined in section 3(2).

S. 30(3) inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 92(3).

    (3)     In this section, early childhood service has the meaning given in section 1.1.3 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 .



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