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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Education, Science and Training)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Approval and accreditation of higher education providers                 3

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        3

Schedule 2—Overseas study requirements for OS-HELP assistance   20

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      20

Schedule 3—Corrections to information affecting entitlements               21

Higher Education Funding Act 1988                                                                     21

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      21

Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 22

Schedule 4—Commonwealth supported study at particular campus   23

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      23

Schedule 5—Residency requirements for Commonwealth assistance 24

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      24

Schedule 6—Bridging courses provided by Open Universities Australia                 27

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      27

Schedule 7—Changed name of Victoria University                                        29

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      29

Schedule 8—Commonwealth support for cross-institutional study       30

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      30

Schedule 9—Funding for implementation of the Research Quality Framework                31

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      31

Schedule 10—Registration of suspensions of higher education providers               32

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      32

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Act 2007 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3, item 1

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, items 2 to 6

1 January 2008.

1 January 2008

6.  Schedules 4 to 10

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.