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8815

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019

 

 

(1)     Clause 5, page 3 (lines 2 and 3), omit the definition of leviable provider , substitute:

leviable provider means a higher education provider to whom Part 5-1A of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 applies unless:

                     (a)  the provider is owned by the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory; or

                     (b)  the provider is established under one of the following:

                              (i)  the Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990 (NSW);

                             (ii)  the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic.);

                            (iii)  the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 (Qld);

                            (iv)  the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (WA);

                             (v)  the TAFE SA Act 2012 (SA);

                            (vi)  the Training and Workforce Development Act 2013 (Tas.);

                           (vii)  the Canberra Institute of Technology Act 1987 (ACT).

[excluding providers]

(2)     Clause 7, page 4 (line 7) to page 5 (line 3), omit the clause, substitute:

7   Amount of HELP tuition protection levy

                   The amount of HELP tuition protection levy for a year for a leviable provider is the sum of the following components:

                     (a)  the provider’s administrative fee component for the year (see section 8);

                     (b)  the provider’s risk rated premium component for the year (see section 11);

                     (c)  the provider’s special tuition protection component for the year (see section 12).

Note:          Classes of providers may be exempt from the requirement to pay one or more components of HELP tuition protection levy: see section 14.

[excluding providers]



 

8815-EM

 

 

Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2019

 

 

 

Statement pursuant to the order of

the Senate of 26 June 2000

 

 

 



These amendments are framed as requests because they are to a bill which imposes taxation within the meaning of section 53 of the Constitution. The Senate may not amend a bill imposing taxation.

 

 

Statement by the Clerk of the Senate pursuant

to the order of the Senate of 26 June 2000

 

 

 

As this is a bill imposing taxation within the meaning of section 53 of the Constitution, any Senate amendment to the bill must be moved as a request. This is in accordance with the precedents of the Senate.