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Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill 1997
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Higher Education Funding Act 1988

   

1  At the end of section 17

Add:

             ; and (k)  in the case of the year 1999—$3,187,352,000; and

                      (l)  in the case of the year 2000—$3,048,292,000.

2  Paragraph 20(3)(j)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (j)  in the case of the year 1998—$103,662,000; and

                     (k)  in the case of the year 1999—$103,662,000; and

                      (l)  in the case of the year 2000—$103,662,000.

3  At the end of subsection 22A(5)

Add:

             ; and (g)  for the year 1999—$218,000; and

                     (h)  for the year 2000—$218,000.

4  Paragraphs 23C(2)(e) and (f)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (e)  for the year 1998—$475,339,000; and

                      (f)  for the year 1999—$457,013,000; and

                     (g)  for the year 2000—$386,414,000.

5  Paragraph 24(3)(j)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (j)  in the case of the year 1998—$4,896,000; and

                     (k)  in the case of the year 1999—$4,896,000; and

                      (l)  in the case of the year 2000—$4,896,000.

6  Paragraph 27A(6)(e)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (e)  for the year 1998—$38,158,000; and

                      (f)  for the year 1999—$38,158,000; and

                     (g)  for the year 2000—$38,158,000.

7  After section 106L

Insert:

106LA   How notice of decision is to be given

             (1)  Notice of a decision on an application made under subsection 106L(1) or (2) is to be given to the applicant in writing in accordance with this section.

             (2)  The notice may be given by delivering it to the applicant personally.

             (3)  If a person is authorised by the applicant to receive the notice, the notice may be given by delivering it to that person.

             (4)  If the applicant has notified the Secretary in writing of an address at which the notice may be given, the notice may be given:

                     (a)  by sending it by post to that address; or

                     (b)  by leaving it at that address.

             (5)  If the applicant has not notified the Secretary in writing of an address at which the notice may be given, the notice may be given by:

                     (a)  sending it by post to the applicant’s last-known place of residence; or

                     (b)  leaving it at that place of residence with a person who appears to live there and to be over 16 years of age.

             (6)  A notice is taken not to be sent by post unless it is posted as a letter and the correct postage has been pre-paid.

             (7)  If the notice is sent by post to a place outside Australia, the correct postage is the full air mail rate.

             (8)  A notice that is sent by post within 7 days after the day of the decision to which it relates is taken, unless the contrary is established, to have been received:

                     (a)  if it is sent to an address in Australia—on the seventh day after the day on which it is posted; or

                     (b)  if it is sent to an address outside Australia—on the 21st day after the day on which it is posted.

8  Subsection 106Q(1)

Omit “If”, substitute “if”.

Note:       The following heading to section 106PA is inserted “ When debt other than HEC assessment debt is taken to be paid ”.