Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 5 - Administration  

PART 5-2 - ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS ON HIGHER EDUCATION PROVIDERS  

Division 169 - Administrative requirements on higher education providers  

SECTION 169-17   Requirements relating to withdrawal from units of study  

169-17(1)  
The Higher Education Provider Guidelines may prescribe requirements to be complied with by higher education providers in relation to student withdrawal from units of study.

169-17(2)  
Without limiting subsection (1), the Higher Education Provider Guidelines may:


(a) require that fees (however described) must not be charged by higher education providers for withdrawal, either generally or in specified circumstances; or


(b) specify requirements to be met in relation to re-enrolment after withdrawal; or


(c) specify requirements in relation to processes and procedures for dealing with student withdrawal from units of study.

169-17(3)  
A higher education provider contravenes this subsection if:


(a) the provider is subject to a requirement under this section; and


(b) the provider fails to comply with the requirement.

Civil penalty: 120 penalty units.




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