Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 4 - Repayment of loans  


Division 137 - How do HELP debts arise?  

SECTION 137-19   Pre-1 July 2019 VSL debts  


A debt incurred under this section as in force at any time before 1 July 2019 is a pre-1 July 2019 VSL debt .

(Repealed by No 116 of 2018)

(Repealed by No 116 of 2018)


A person ' s *pre-1 July 2019 VSL debt, in relation to a loan amount (within the meaning of this section as in force at the time the debt was incurred), is taken to be remitted if the person ' s *HELP balance is re-credited under Part 6 of the VET Student Loans Act 2016 in relation to the loan amount.

The person ' s HELP balance may also be re-credited under section 128-25 of this Act (re-crediting on discharge of HELP debt etc.), but in those circumstances there is no related remission of debt under this subsection.

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