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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 in relation to: quality assessments of higher education providers; the delegation of decisions; extending periods of accreditation or registration; the appointment of commissioners; the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer; notifying providers of decisions; the scope of ministerial directions; and ministerial approval being required for legislative instruments which determine fees to be charged.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/02/14  
Second reading moved 27/02/14  
Second reading debate 05/03/14  
Second reading agreed to 05/03/14  
Third reading agreed to 05/03/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/03/14  
Second reading moved 05/03/14  
Second reading debate 04/12/14  
Second reading agreed to 04/12/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/12/14 Amendment details: 12 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 04/12/14  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/12/14 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 04/12/14  
Assent 12/12/14 Act no.: 130 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet HV131]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (06/03/2014): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/06/2014)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )