Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 5 - Administration  


Division 169 - Administrative requirements on higher education providers  

SECTION 169-10   Correction of notices   Higher education provider to correct notice

If, after giving a person a notice under section 169-5 , a higher education provider is satisfied that a material particular in the notice was not, or has ceased to be, correct, the provider must give a further written notice to the person setting out the correct particular. Person may request correction of notice

A person who receives a notice from a higher education provider under section 169-5 may give to the provider a written request for the notice to be corrected in respect of a material particular if the person considers that the notice was not, or has ceased to be, correct in that particular.

The request must be given to an *appropriate officer of the provider either:

(a)    within 14 days after the day the notice was given; or

(b)    within such further period as the provider allows for the giving of the request.

The request must:

(a)    specify the particular in the notice that the person considers is incorrect; and

(b)    specify the reasons the person has for considering that the particular is incorrect.


The making of the request does not affect any liability or entitlement of the person under this Act (including the person ' s *Student Learning Entitlement). Higher education provider to process request

If a higher education provider receives a request under this section the provider must, as soon as practicable:

(a)    determine the matter to which the request relates; and

(b)    notify the person in writing of the provider ' s determination; and

(c)    if the provider determines that a material particular in the notice was not, or has ceased to be, correct - give a further notice under subsection (1) .

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