3B What is a recognised educational institution ?
(1) An educational institution is a recognised educational institution if it—
(a) provides, or offers to provide, courses suitable for senior secondary education; and
(b) is either—
(i) established or registered under a Commonwealth or State law; or
(ii) a school declared under subsection (2).
Note State includes the Northern Territory (see Legislation Act
, dict, pt 1).
(2) The Minister may declare a school to be a recognised educational institution if the school—
(a) is established and operates in another country; and
(b) does not operate in Australia; and
(c) has entered into an agreement with the board in relation to 1 or more of the following:
(i) the accreditation by the board of courses taught by the school;
(ii) the assessment by the board of the school's students;
(iii) the issue by the board of certificates of attainment to the school's students;
(iv) the exercise of other functions of the board in relation to the provision of senior secondary education by the school.
(3) A declaration is a notifiable instrument.
Note A notifiable instrument must be notified under the Legislation Act