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Textbook Subsidy Bill 2003 [2008]

2002-2003

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

Textbook Subsidy Bill 2003

 

No.      , 2003

 

(Senator Stott Despoja)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to subsidise students’ purchases of educational textbooks when studying at education institutions, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Objects of Act..................................................................................... 2

4............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 2

5............ Binding of the Crown......................................................................... 3

6............ Extension of Act................................................................................. 3

7............ Secretary to have general administration............................................. 3

8............ Principles of administration................................................................. 3

Part 2—Textbook subsidy scheme                                                                                5

9............ Registered bookseller.......................................................................... 5

10.......... Payment of the textbook subsidy........................................................ 5

Part 3—Administration                                                                                                       7

11.......... Guidelines........................................................................................... 7

12.......... Delegation........................................................................................... 7

13.......... Power to obtain information................................................................ 7

14.......... Provisions relating to requirements..................................................... 8

15.......... State/Territory law does not affect obligations to provide information 9

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        10

16.......... Appropriation.................................................................................... 10

17.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 10

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to subsidise students’ purchases of educational textbooks when studying at education institutions, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: