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Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Education, Training and Youth Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose the requirement to pay annual contributions and special levies to the ESOS Assurance Fund, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2 ............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 2

4............ Imposition of requirement to pay annual Fund contributions.............. 2

5............ Imposition of requirement to pay special levies................................... 2

6............ Amount of contributions and levy....................................................... 2

7............ Section 114 of the Constitution........................................................... 2

 



A Bill for an Act to impose the requirement to pay annual contributions and special levies to the ESOS Assurance Fund, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Act 2000.

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  If this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Interpretation

                   An expression used in this Act that is also used in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 has the same meaning as in that Act.

4   Imposition of requirement to pay annual Fund contributions

                   The requirement to pay annual Fund contributions under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 is imposed by this section.

5   Imposition of requirement to pay special levies

                   The requirement to pay special levies under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 is imposed by this section.

6   Amount of contributions and levy

             (1)  The amount of annual Fund contribution payable by a provider under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 is as determined by the Fund Manager for that provider under Division 4 of Part 5 of that Act.

             (2)  The amount of special levy payable by a registered provider under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 is as determined by the Fund Manager for that provider under section #73 of that Act.

7   Section 114 of the Constitution

             (1)  If, apart from this section, this Act would purport to operate in a way that would be invalid because of section 114 of the Constitution, this Act does not have that operation.

             (2)  For the purposes of this section, assume that, in section 114 of the Constitution, State includes the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.