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Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP Reform) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP Reform) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—VET FEE-HELP Reform amendments                                      3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        3

Part 2—Civil penalties and enforcement                                                            26

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      26

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                  42

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      42

 

 



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 Support Amendment (VET FEE-HELP Reform) Act 2015 .

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

Provisions

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

Immediately before 1 January 2016.

31 December 2015

3.  Schedule 2

Immediately after the start of a single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the commencement of the provisions is not fixed by a Proclamation registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments established under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 , within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, the provisions are repealed 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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.