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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support for Students) Bill 2009

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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support for Students) Bill 2009

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 4 (line 20), omit “or (10C)”, substitute “, (10C) or 10(CA)”.

[independent rate for continuing students]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 5 (after line 24), after paragraph 1067A(10C), insert:

     (10CA)  This subsection applies to a person if the Secretary is satisfied that:

                     (a)  in 2008 the person completed a course of education determined under section 5D of the Student Assistance Act 1973 to be a secondary course for the purposes of that Act; and

                     (b)  the person is undertaking full-time study because of his or her enrolment at a higher education institution in a course of education (the chosen course ) determined under section 592N to be an approved scholarship course; and

                     (c)  disregarding paragraph 1067D(1)(a) and subparagraphs 1067D(1)(c)(ii) and (iii), the person is required to live away from home.

Note 1:       For undertaking full-time study see section 541B.

Note 2:       For required to live away from home see section 1067D.

[independent rate for continuing students]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 4, page 6 (line 4), omit “and (10C)”, substitute “, (10C) and 10(CA)”.

[independent rate for continuing students]