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Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002
Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Student Assistance Act 1973

1  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of current special educational assistance scheme )

Omit “Scheme); or”, substitute “Scheme).”.

2  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of current special educational assistance scheme )

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Subsection 3(1) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of former special educational assistance scheme )

Insert:

                    (aa)  the scheme known as the Aboriginal Overseas Study Assistance Scheme or the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Overseas Study Award Scheme; or

4  Subsection 12QB(1)

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

5  Paragraph 12QB(2)(a)

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

6  Subparagraph 12QB(2)(d)(ii)

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

7  Subsection 12S(1)

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

8  Subparagraph 12S(2)(d)(ii)

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

9  At the end of Division 1 of Part 6

Add:

39AA   Recovery of certain debts from current special educational assistance scheme payments

                   A debt or overpayment that may be recovered by making deductions under section 1231 of the Social Security Act 1991  may be recovered by making deductions from amounts that would otherwise be payable under a current special educational assistance scheme.

10  Section 48

Omit “7”, substitute “14”.

 

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 14 February 2002

Senate on 13 March 2002 ]

 

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