Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-2 - COMMONWEALTH GRANT SCHEME  

Division 36 - What are the conditions of receiving a grant?  

Subdivision 36-B - Conditions relating to Commonwealth supported students  

SECTION 36-24BB   Providers to repay amounts - provider completes request for assistance  

36-24BB(1)  
This section applies to a person if the person ' s *HELP balance is re-credited with an amount relating to *HECS-HELP assistance for a unit of study under section 97-45 .

Note:

The person ' s HECS-HELP debt relating to the unit is taken to be remitted if the person ' s HELP balance is re-credited in relation to the unit under section 97-45 : see section 137-5 .

36-24BB(2)  
The higher education provider must:

(a)  pay to the person an amount equal to the payment, or the sum of the payments, that the person made in relation to the person ' s *student contribution amount for the unit; and

(b)  pay to the Commonwealth an amount equal to any *HECS-HELP assistance to which the person was entitled for the unit.

36-24BB(3)  
Subsection (2) does not apply to the provider if:

(a)  the person enrolled in the unit as a *replacement unit; or

(b)  it is determined that section 36-24A applies to the person in relation to the unit.

36-24BB(4)  
The Higher Education Provider Guidelines may, in setting out the *tuition protection requirements, specify, in relation to circumstances to which paragraph (3)(a) applies:

(a)  the amount (if any) that is to be paid to the person; and

(b)  the amount (if any) that is to be paid to the Commonwealth; and

(c)  the person (if any) who is to pay the amounts.




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