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Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2011

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2010-2011-2012

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment

(Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2011

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Govt (1) [Sheet ZA281]

Schedule  1 , item  1 , page 8 (line 10) , omit “ 24 hours ”, substitute “3 business days”.

(2)     Govt (2) [Sheet ZA281]

Schedule  1 , item  1 , page 8 (after line 10) , at the end of subsection 46B ( 2 ), add:

Note:          For the definition of business day , see section 2B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

(3)     AG (1) [Sheet 7193]

Schedule 1, item 1, page 12 (line 19), omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

(4)     AG (2) [Sheet 7193]

Schedule 1, item 1, page 12 (after line 19), at the end of subsection 47A(1), add:

Note 2:       For an exception to subparagraph (1)(c)(iii), see subsection (3).

(5)     AG (3) [Sheet 7193]

Schedule 1, item 1, page 12 (after line 24), at the end of section 47A, add:

             (3)  An overseas student or intending overseas student does not default under subparagraph (1)(c)(iii) unless the registered provider accords the student natural justice before refusing to provide, or continue providing, the course to the student at the location.

(6)     Govt (3) [Sheet ZA281]

Schedule  1 , item  1 , page 13 (line 9) , omit “ 24 hours ”, substitute “ 5 business days ”.

(7)     Govt (4) [Sheet ZA281]

Schedule  1 , item  1 , page 13 (after line 9) , at the end of subsection 47C ( 2 ), add:

Note:          For the definition of business day , see section 2B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .



 

(8)     AG (4) [Sheet 7193] ( As amended )

Schedule 1, item 1, page 31 (after line 17), after subsection 55C(2), insert:

          (2A)  In appointing a Board member under paragraph (1)(b), the Minister must ensure that the Board members appointed under that paragraph, as a group, have qualifications or experience relevant to the operations of providers from across the international education and training sector.

(9)     Govt (5) [Sheet ZA281]

Schedule  3 , item  5 , page 91 (line 23) to page 92 (line 6) , omit subsections 27 ( 3 ) and ( 4 ), substitute:

Limit on when remaining tuition fees may be required

             (3)  Once an overseas student begins a course, the registered provider for the course must not require any of the remaining tuition fees for the course to be paid, in respect of the overseas student, more than 2 weeks before the beginning of the student’s second study period for the course.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

29 February 2012