OP9 Compliance and Assurance Policy

Purpose of the Compliance and Assurance  Policy

The purpose of the Compliance and Assurance Policy  is to ensure the Board has clear line of sight over its legal responsibilities, clarity around the school’s responsibilities under the Education Act 1989 and other relevant legislation.


School policy and procedures will

procedures will meet the legislative statutes and regulations as set down in the appropriate Acts,

Relevant Legislation and Documents

Including but not limited to;


  • Care of Children Act 2004
  • Children, Young Person and Their Families Act 1989
  • Children, Young Person and Their Families Amendment Act 2008
  • Children, Young Person and Their Families Amendment Act (No2) 2011
  • Copyright Act 1994
  • Education Act 1989
  • Education Rules 1999
  • Employment Relations Act 2000
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Human Rights Act 1993
  • Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
  • Privacy Act 1993
  • Protected Disclosures Act 2000
  • Vulnerable Children Act 2014
  • Treaty of Waitangi
  • Important Documents
  • Creative Commons Attribution Licence
  • Creative Commons Share Alike Licence
  • Financial Information for Schools Handbook
  • Ministry of Education Guidelines
  • National Administration Guidelines
  • National Education Guidelines
  • UN on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Document Management and Control

Policy / Document Owner: Orakei School Board of Trustees
Operational Policy Number: OP9
Prepared or Reviewed By: W Pihema
Authorised By: The Board of Trustees
Date Policy Approved and Resolution No.: June 12 2017 / 2.6.17
Date Last Reviewed:
Review Frequency: Triennial
Date of Next Review: June 2020


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