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Higher Education Support Amendment (Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Support Amendment (Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to higher education and vocational education and training, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—COAG amendments                                                                                 4

Part 1—Kinds of VET providers                                                                             4

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           4

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        4

Division 2—Application and transitional                                                                 6

Part 2—VET qualifications                                                                                         8

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           8

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        8

Division 2—Application                                                                                              9

Schedule 2—Approval and revocation of approval                                         10

Part 1—Date of effect of revocation of approval                                          10

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         10

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      10

Division 2—Application                                                                                            14

Part 2—Approval and revocation of approval                                                 15

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         15

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      15

Division 2—Application                                                                                            16

Schedule 3—VET Guidelines                                                                                         18

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   18

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      18

Part 2—Application                                                                                                      23

Schedule 4—Other amendments                                                                                  24

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      24

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to higher education and vocational education and training, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Higher Education Support Amendment (Streamlining and Other Measures) Act 2012 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 4

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.