Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  


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

Subdivision 79-A - Re-crediting a person ' s SLE amount in special circumstances  

SECTION 79-5   Special circumstances  


For the purposes of paragraph 79-1(1)(f) , special circumstances apply to a person who made an application under paragraph 79-1(1)(g) for the re-crediting of the person ' s *SLE amount if, and only if, the higher education provider receiving the application is satisfied that circumstances apply to the person that:

(a)  are beyond the person ' s control; and

(b)  do not make their full impact on the person until on or after the *census date for the unit of study in question; and

(c)  make it impracticable for the person to complete the requirements for the unit in the period during which the person undertook, or was to undertake, the unit.

The Student Learning Entitlement Guidelines may specify circumstances in which a higher education provider will be satisfied of a matter referred to in paragraph (1)(a) , (b) or (c) . A decision of a higher education provider under subsection (1) must be in accordance with any such guidelines.

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