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Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Refunds of Charges and Other Measures) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Skills and Employment

Summary

Amends the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 to: enable refunds of registration charges in special circumstances; amend the definition of 'course'; and enable the minister responsible for international education to include and exempt certain courses from the requirements of the Act.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/11/20  
Second reading moved 11/11/20  
Second reading debate 18/02/21  
Referred to Federation Chamber 18/02/21  
Second reading debate 18/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 18/02/21  
Reported from Federation Chamber 18/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 18/02/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/02/21  
Second reading moved 22/02/21  
Second reading debate 25/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 25/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 25/02/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/02/21  
Assent 02/03/21 Act no: 18 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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