Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-5 - SA-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 126 - Who is entitled to SA-HELP assistance?  

SECTION 126-1   Entitlement to SA-HELP assistance  

126-1(1)  
A student is entitled to *SA-HELP assistance for a *student services and amenities fee imposed on the student for a period by a higher education provider if:


(a) the student meets the citizenship or residency requirements under section 126-5 ; and


(b) the student is enrolled with the provider in a *course of study or a *bridging course for overseas-trained professionals on the day on which the fee is payable; and


(c) the student *meets the tax file number requirements (see section 187-1 ); and


(d) the student has, on or before the day on which the fee is payable, completed, signed and given to an *appropriate officer of the provider a *request for Commonwealth assistance in relation to the fee.

126-1(2)  
A request for Commonwealth assistance , in relation to a *student services and amenities fee imposed for a period on a person who is enrolled with a higher education provider in a *course of study or a *bridging course for overseas-trained professionals, means a document:


(a) in which the person requests the Commonwealth to provide assistance under this Act in relation to the fee for the period (and any student services and amenities fee imposed for a later period during which the person is enrolled in the course or bridging course); and


(b) that is in the form approved by the Minister.




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