Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-1 - STUDENT LEARNING ENTITLEMENT  

Division 79 - Re-crediting a person ' s SLE amount  

Subdivision 79-B - Re-crediting a person ' s SLE amount if the person ' s HELP balance is re-credited  

SECTION 79-20   Re-crediting a person ' s SLE amount if the person ' s HELP balance is re-credited  

79-20(1)  
A higher education provider must, on the *Secretary ' s behalf, re-credit a person ' s *SLE amount at a particular time with an amount equal to the *EFTSL value of a unit of study if the person ' s *HELP balance is re-credited under any of the following provisions with an amount equal to the amount of *HECS-HELP assistance that the person received for the unit of study:

(a)  subsection 97-25(2) (which deals with the main case of re-crediting a person ' s HELP balance);

(b)  subsection 97-27(1) (which deals with the re-crediting of a person ' s HELP balance if the person does not have a tax file number);

(c)  subsection 97-42(1) (which deals with the re-crediting of a person ' s HELP balance if a higher education provider defaults);

(d)  subsection 97-45(1) (which deals with the re-crediting of a person ' s HELP balance if a higher education provider completes a *request for Commonwealth assistance);

(e)  subsection 97-50(1) (which deals with the re-crediting of a person ' s HELP balance if the person was not entitled to assistance).

79-20(2)  


If a higher education provider re-credits 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, re-credit any one or more of the following amounts to take account of the re-credit 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.

79-20(3)  
If a higher education provider is unable to act for the purposes of subsection (1) or (2) , 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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