Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 4 - Repayment of loans  


Division 154 - How is indebtedness compulsorily discharged?  

Subdivision 154-AA - Liability of overseas debtors to repay amounts  

SECTION 154-16   154-16   Liability of overseas debtors to repay amounts  


(a) a person is a *foreign resident during an *income year; and

(b) the person ' s *assessed worldwide income for the income year exceeds the *minimum repayment income for the income year; and

(c) on 1 June immediately preceding the making of an assessment in respect of the person ' s income of that income year, the person had an *accumulated HELP debt;

the person is liable to pay to the Commonwealth, in accordance with this Division, a levy of the amount worked out under section 154-32 .


An amount a person is liable to pay under this section is imposed as a levy under the Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Act 2015 .

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