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Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Category Standards and Other Measures) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Category Standards and Other Measures) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Education, Skills and Employment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Higher education standards and other amendments           4

Part 1—Higher education standards                                                                      4

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                             4

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       10

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                           10

Schedule 2—Indigenous student assistance grants                                           16

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      16

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to higher education, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Category Standards and Other Measures) 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.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 5

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 4.

However, the provision does not commence at all if Schedule 1 to the Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Act 2020 commences on or before the day on which the provisions covered by table item 4 commence.

 

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.