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Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Schedule 4 Tuition fees

Part 1 Amendments

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

1  Section 5 (definition of course money )

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 5 (subparagraph (b)(ii) of the definition of monitoring purpose )

Omit “course money”, substitute “pre-paid fees”.

3  Section 5

Insert:

tuition fees has the meaning given by section 7.

4  Section 7

Repeal the section, substitute:

7   Meaning of tuition fees

                   In this Act:

tuition fees :

                     (a)  means fees a provider receives, directly or indirectly, from:

                              (i)  an overseas student or intending overseas student; or

                             (ii)  another person who pays the fees on behalf of an overseas student or intending overseas student;

                            that are directly related to the provision of a course that the provider is providing, or offering to provide, to the student; and

                     (b)  without limiting paragraph (a), includes any classes of fees prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph; and

                     (c)  without limiting paragraph (a), excludes any classes of fees prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

5  Subsection 18(1)

Omit “course money” (wherever occurring), substitute “tuition fees”.

6  Subsection 18(1A)

Omit “course money”, substitute “tuition fees”.

7  Subsection 18(2) (not including the note)

Repeal the subsection.

8  Subsection 21(1)

Omit “course money”, substitute “tuition fees”.

9  Paragraph 38(g)

Omit “course money”, substitute “pre-paid fees”.

10  Paragraph 83(1A)(b)

Omit “course money”, substitute “pre-paid fees”.



 

Part 2 Application provision

11  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to any tuition fees for a course that are received by a registered provider after this item commences.