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Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Education, Skills and Employment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to tuition protection, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                3

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                             3

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 43

Part 1—Amendments relating to the Higher Education Tuition Protection Fund, Higher Education Tuition Protection Director and Higher Education Tuition Protection Fund Advisory Board   43

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      43

Part 2—Amendments relating to information collection and sharing 57

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      57

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                       60

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      60

Schedule 3—Amendments of other Acts                                                                76

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                           76

Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) Act 2020            76

Student Identifiers Act 2014                                                                                     77

VET Student Loans Act 2016                                                                                    78

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to tuition protection, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

1 January 2021

1 January 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.