BILL NO. 105
2nd Session, 61st General Assembly
59 Elizabeth II, 2010
The Honourable Marilyn More
Minister of Education
First Reading: November 23, 2010
Second Reading: November 25, 2010
Third Reading: December 10, 2010 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 1 authorizes the Minister of Education to
(a) provide an instructional leadership program for teachers and grant diplomas for the successful completion of the program; and
(b) collect and use personal information for certain purposes.
Clause 2 prohibits the Minister of Education from
(a) collecting or using personal information if other information would serve the purpose; or
(b) collecting or using more personal information than is reasonably necessary.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 141 of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is amended by adding immediately after clause (k) the following clauses:
(kb) collect, directly and indirectly, and use personal information for
(ii) ensuring compliance with this Act, the regulations and the policies, guidelines and directives made under this Act,
(iii) planning or delivering programs or services that the Minister provides or funds, in whole or in part, allocating resources to any of them and evaluating or monitoring any of them, and
(iv) research and statistical activities that relate to education and are conducted by or on behalf of the Minister;
2 Chapter 1 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 141 the following Section:
(2) The Minister shall not collect or use more personal information than is reasonably necessary to meet the purpose of the collection or use.
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