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Newfoundland Regulation 1998
Private Training Institutions Regulations
(Filed August 21, 1998)
Under the authority of section 19 of the Private Training Institutions Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulation.
††††††† 1.†† S.23.1
††††††† 1. The Private Training Institutions Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 23 the following:
†† 23.1 (1) A private training institution shall maintain a student record for each student who contracts for a course of instruction from that institution.
†††††††††††† (2)† A student shall, upon his or her request and at a reasonable time, have the right to review his or her student record.
†††††††††††† (3)† A student shall have the right to obtain a copy of his or her student record.
†††††††††††† (4)† A keeper, operator, receiver or other person responsible for the
†††††††††††† (a)† operation of a private training institution; or
†††††††††††† (b)† maintenance or storage of the student records of a private training institution,
shall, within 2 business days of a student or former student making a request for a copy of his or her student record, provide that student with that requested copy.
†††††††††††† (5)† Subsection (4) applies notwithstanding that a private training institution is not operating or has had its registration cancelled in accordance with section 5.
†††††††††††† (6)† A private training institute shall retain a student record for not fewer than 50 years after a student has completed or ceases his or her course of instruction with that institution.
†††††††††††† (7)† Where a private training institution ceases to operate or has its registration cancelled in accordance with section 5, the student records which have been maintained by that institution shall be transferred to the department within 14 days of ceasing operation or having that registration cancelled and a person may obtain his or her student record from the department in accordance with this section as if the department were the private training institution required to maintain that personís student record.
†††††††††††† (8)† This section applies notwithstanding a provision of a student contract for the taking of a course of instruction at a private training institution.
†††††††††††† (9)† For the purpose of this section, "student record" means a written or electronically stored record of academic and other information pertaining to a student established either before or after the coming into force of this section.
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