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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities, and Other Measures) Bill 2009

Schedule 3 Tertiary Admission Centres

   

Higher Education Support Act 2003

1  Section 179-5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Personal information )

After “purposes of”, insert “Chapter 2 or”.

2  At the end of subsection 179-15(1)

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               ; or (d)  the person is or was an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre (see subsection (3B)).

3  After subsection 179-15(3A)

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          (3B)  A person is an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre if the person is:

                     (a)  an officer or employee of the * Tertiary Admission Centre; or

                     (b)  a person who, although not an officer or employee of the Tertiary Admission Centre, performs services for or on behalf of the Tertiary Admission Centre.

4  At the end of subsection 179-15(4)

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               ; or (d)  for an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre—service as such an officer.

5  After paragraph 179-20(ca)

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                   (cb)  disclosure by a Commonwealth officer of personal information to an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;

6  After paragraph 179-20(e)

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                    (ea)  disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of personal information to a Commonwealth officer to assist the Commonwealth officer in the Commonwealth officer’s official employment;

7  At the end of section 179-20

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                   ; (h)  disclosure by an officer of a higher education provider of personal information to an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;

                      (i)  disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of personal information to an officer of a higher education provider to assist the provider’s officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act.

8  At the end of subsection 179-25(1)

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               ; or (d)  in the case of an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre—to assist the officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or the purposes of, this Act.

9  At the end of paragraph 179-35(1)(d)

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                           ; (v)  the personal information is held on a computer of a * Tertiary Admission Centre;

                            (vi)  the personal information is held on behalf of a Tertiary Admission Centre.

10  After paragraph 74(1)(a) of Schedule 1A

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                    (aa)  the person is or was an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre (see subsection 179-15(3B)); or

11  After paragraph 74(3)(a) of Schedule 1A

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                    (aa)  for an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre—service as such an officer; or

12  After paragraph 75(c) of Schedule 1A

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                    (ca)  disclosure by a Commonwealth officer of VET personal information to an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule;

13  At the end of clause 75 of Schedule 1A

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                   ; (e)  disclosure by an officer of a VET provider of VET personal information to an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule;

                      (f)  disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of VET personal information to a Commonwealth officer to assist the Commonwealth officer in the Commonwealth officer’s official employment;

                     (g)  disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of VET personal information to an officer of a VET provider to assist the provider’s officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule.

14  After paragraph 76(1)(a) of Schedule 1A

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                    (aa)  in the case of an * officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre—to assist the officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule; or

15  At the end of paragraph 78(1)(d) of Schedule 1A

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                          ; (iii)  the VET personal information is held on a computer of a * Tertiary Admission Centre;

                            (iv)  the VET personal information is held on behalf of a Tertiary Admission Centre.

16  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

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officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre has the meaning given by subsection 179-15(3B).

17  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

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Tertiary Admission Centre means a person, body or organisation that provides services in relation to student admissions and enrolments on behalf of:

                     (a)  higher education providers; or

                     (b)  * VET providers; or

                     (c)  both higher education providers and VET providers.