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Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training

Summary

Amends the Student Assistance Act 1973 to: permit social security, veterans’ and family assistance legislation overpayments to be offset against benefits payable under the Assistance for Isolated Children and ABSTUDY schemes; update certain definitions to reflect that the Aboriginal Overseas Student Assistance Scheme no longer exists; and increase the 7-day notification period, within which students are obliged to notify certain prescribed events, to a 14-day period.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/02  
Second reading moved 14/02/02  
Second reading agreed to 13/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 13/03/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/03/02  
Second reading moved 13/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 16/05/02  
Third reading agreed to 16/05/02  
     
Assent 30/05/02 Act no.: 31 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)