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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—New Zealand citizens                                                                               3

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        3

Schedule 2—Torrens University Australia                                                              8

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        8

Schedule 3—University name change                                                                         9

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        9

Schedule 4—Constitutional bases for other grants                                          10

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      10

Schedule 5—TEQSA operational plans                                                                  12

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                           12

Schedule 6—Research funding                                                                                     13

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                  13

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) 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

1 January 2016.

1 January 2016

3.  Schedules 2 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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.