Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-1 - STUDENT LEARNING ENTITLEMENT  

Division 76 - Reduction of a person ' s SLE amount  

SECTION 76-1   Reduction of a person ' s SLE amount  

76-1(1)  
A higher education provider must, on the *Secretary ' s behalf, reduce a person ' s *SLE amount at a particular time if:

(a)  the person enrolled in a unit of study as part of a *course of study with the provider; and

(b)  at the end of the *census date for the unit, the person remained so enrolled; and

(c)  the person is a *Commonwealth supported student in relation to the unit; and

(d)  

the unit is not:

(i) an *ineligible work experience unit for the person; or

(ii) a *replacement unit; and

(e)  the person has, on or before the census date for the unit, completed, signed and given to an *appropriate officer of the provider a *request for Commonwealth assistance in relation to:


(i) the unit; or

(ii) where the course of study of which the unit forms a part is undertaken with the provider - the course of study.
Note:

A person ' s SLE amount must be re-credited in certain circumstances: see Division 79 .

76-1(2)  
The amount of the reduction is an amount equal to the *EFTSL value of the unit of study.

76-1(3)  
The reduction takes effect immediately after the *census date for the unit of study.

76-1(4)  
If a higher education provider reduces a person ' s *SLE amount at a particular time under subsection (1) , the provider must, in accordance with the Student Learning Entitlement Guidelines and on the *Secretary ' s behalf, reduce any one or more of the following amounts to take account of the reduction under that subsection:

(a)  an amount of *ordinary SLE (if any) that the person has at that time;

(b)  an amount of *additional SLE (if any) that the person has at that time;

(c)  an amount of *lifelong SLE (if any) that the person has at that time.

76-1(5)  


If a higher education provider is unable to act for the purposes of subsection (1) or (4) , the *Secretary may act as if any one or more of the references in that subsection to the provider were a reference to the Secretary.



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