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

Schedule 5 Former accepted students

Part 1 Amendments

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

1  After subsection 19(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  A registered provider must give particulars of a breach by a student under subsection (2) even if the student has ceased to be an accepted student of the provider.

2  After subsection 20(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  A registered provider must send a notice to a student under subsection (1) even if the student has ceased to be an accepted student of the provider.

3  Paragraph 97(2)(b)

After “accepted students”, insert “and former accepted students”.

4  Subsection 109(1)

After “accepted students”, insert “and former accepted students”.

5  Subsection 175(2)

Omit “accepted student’s student visa to the registered provider for the accepted student”, substitute “accepted student’s, or former accepted student’s, student visa to the registered provider for the student”.

Ombudsman Act 1976

6  Subsection 19ZJ(3)

Omit “or an accepted student,”, substitute “an accepted student, or a former accepted student,”.

7  Subsection 19ZK(5) (definition of statutory complaint handler )

Omit “or an accepted student, “, substitute “an accepted student, or a former accepted student,”.



 

Part 2 Application provision

8  Application

(1)       The amendments to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 that are made by this Schedule apply in relation to:

                     (a)  any breach of a student visa that occurs after this item commences; and

                     (b)  any information that relates to an accepted student or former accepted student (whether the information was obtained before or after this item commences).

(2)       The amendments to the Ombudsman Act 1976 that are made by this Schedule apply in relation to any complaint made, or investigation commenced, after commencement.