Compulsory student services fees

The Education Act 1989 was amended in 2011 to allow the Minister to issue directions in relation to Compulsory Student Services Fees (CSSF), to help ensure transparency in the setting of these fees and accountability for their use. This change was made through the Education Amendment Act 2011.

The ministerial direction on CSSF for 2012 and the summary of submissions that were made in response to the draft of this direction are available for download below.

The latest ministerial direction on CSSF is available on p. 704 of issue 26 of the New Zealand Gazette [PDF, 369 KB]

The Cabinet papers and minutes relating to the Government’s decisions on student services fees have been released under the Official Information Act 1982 and are available below.

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