Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-3 - FEE-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 110 - How are amounts of FEE-HELP assistance paid?  

Note:

Part 5-1 deals generally with payments by the Commonwealth under this Act.

SECTION 110-1   Payments  

110-1(1)  


If a student is entitled to an amount of *FEE-HELP assistance for a unit of study with a higher education provider, and access to the unit was not provided by *Open Universities Australia, the Commonwealth must:


(a) as a benefit to the student, lend to the student the amount of FEE-HELP assistance; and


(b) pay the amount lent to the provider in discharge of the student's liability to pay his or her *tuition fee for the unit.

110-1(2)  


If a student is entitled to an amount of *FEE-HELP assistance for a unit of study and access to the unit was provided by *Open Universities Australia, the Commonwealth must:


(a) as a benefit to the student, lend to the student the amount of FEE-HELP assistance; and


(b) pay the amount lent to Open Universities Australia in discharge of the student's liability to pay his or her *tuition fee for the unit.




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