Higher Education Support Act 2003
See section 6-1 .
A person contravenes this subclause if:
(a) the person is a *VET provider; and
(b) the VET provider enrols another person (the student ) in a *VET unit of study; and
(c) the student is entitled to *VET FEE-HELP assistance for the unit; and
(d) before the end of the *census date for the unit, the student requests, in writing, the VET provider to:
(i) cancel that enrolment; or
(ii) withdraw the student ' s *request for Commonwealth assistance relating to the unit or the *VET course of study of which the unit forms a part; and
(e) the VET provider charges the student a fee, or imposes a penalty, (however described) in order to do so.
Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.
[ CCH Note: No 168 of 2015, s 3 and Sch 1 item 31(4) provides that subclause 39DG(1) is applicable in relation to requests referred to in paragraph (d) of that subclause that are given on or after 1 January 2016.]
For the purposes of paragraph (1)(c), disregard subparagraph 43(1)(f)(ii) and paragraph 45C(1)(c) .