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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2006 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2006

Schedule 8 Regulation of higher education in external territories

   

Higher Education Support Act 2003

1  At the end of Division 217

Add:

217-5   The Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines

                   Matters relating to the provision of higher education in the external Territories are also dealt with in the Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines.

Note:          The Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines are made by the Minister under section 238-10.

2  Section 225-1

Before “A person”, insert “(1)”.

3  At the end of section 225-1

Add:

             (2)  An application under this section:

                     (a)  must be in the form approved by the Minister; and

                     (b)  must be accompanied by the information (if any) specified in the Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines.

             (3)  The Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines may provide for matters relating to applications under this section, including matters relating to either or both of the following:

                     (a)  requests by the Minister for further information;

                     (b)  processes and deadlines that applicants must comply with.

4  Paragraphs 225-5(b), 225-10(b), 225-20(1)(b) and 225-20(2)(b)

After “Protocols”, insert “and any matters set out in the Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines”.

5  Subsection 225-25(1)

Omit “The regulations”, substitute “The Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines”.

6  Paragraph 225-25(1)(a)

Omit “prescribe”, substitute “set out”.

7  Subsection 225-25(2)

Omit “in the regulations”, substitute “in the Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines”.

8  Subsection 225-25(2)

Omit “as the regulations”, substitute “as the Guidelines”.

9  Subsection 238-10(1) (after table item 6)

Insert:

 

6A

Higher Education in External Territories Guidelines

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