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States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

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1998-1999-2000-2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT BILL (No.2) 2001

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs, the Hon Dr David Kemp MP)

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT BILL (No.2) 2001

 

 

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

OUTLINE

 

 

 

The purpose of the Bill is to amend the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000 to increase the amount of establishment assistance for new non-government schools in line with current estimates of demand.

 

This Bill amends the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000 to replace the amounts shown in Schedule 7, column 2, detailing the amount available for establishment grants for each of the program years 2001 - 2004.  This amendment brings the funding in line with the current estimates of new schools seeking establishment assistance.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

The Bill provides increased funding available for establishment assistance for new schools of $9.534 million over the program years 2001-2004.

 



 

STATES GRANTS (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) AMENDMENT BILL (No.2) 2001

 

 

 

NOTES ON CLAUSES

 

 

Clause 1 - Short title

 

This clause provides for the Act to be cited as the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Act (No.2) 2001 .

 

 

Clause 2 - Commencement

 

This clause provides for the Act to commence on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

 

 

Clause 3 - Schedule(s)

 

Provides that each Act that is specified in a Schedule is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule and that any other item in a Schedule has effect according to its terms.

 



Schedule 1 - States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000

 

 

Item 1 -Schedule 7 (table)

 

Replaces the table in Schedule 7 to the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance)Act 2000 with a new table providing additional establishment assistance for new non-government schools for each of the program years 2001 to 2004 to bring funding into line with current estimates of new schools seeking establishment assistance.