Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-1 - HIGHER EDUCATION PROVIDERS  

Division 19 - What are the quality and accountability requirements?  

Subdivision 19-F - What are the contribution and fee requirements?  

SECTION 19-95   Schedules of student contribution amounts for places and tuition fees  

19-95(1)  


A higher education provider must give the Minister a schedule of the *student contribution amounts for places, and *tuition fees, determined under sections 19-87 and 19-90 for all the units of study it provides or proposes to provide during a period ascertained in accordance with the Higher Education Provider Guidelines. It must give the schedule:


(a) in a form approved by the Minister; and


(b) in accordance with the requirements that the Minister determines in writing.

19-95(2)  


The provider must:


(a) ensure that the schedule provides sufficient information to enable a person to work out, for each unit of study the provider provides or is to provide:


(i) the person ' s *student contribution amount; or

(ii) if the provider determined more than one student contribution amount for places in a unit under section 19-87 - which of those student contribution amounts applies to the person; and


(aa) ensure that the schedule provides sufficient information to enable a person to work out, for each unit of study the provider provides or is to provide:


(i) the person ' s *tuition fee; and

(ii) if the provider determined more than one tuition fee for a unit under section 19-90 - which of those tuition fees applies to the person; and


(b) publish the schedule for a particular period by the date ascertained in accordance with the Higher Education Provider Guidelines; and


(c) ensure that the schedule is available to all students enrolled, and persons seeking to enrol, with the provider on request and without charge.

Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.

Replacement schedules

19-95(3)  


If:


(a) the provider has given the Minister a schedule (the previous schedule ) under:


(i) subsection (1); or

(ii) this subsection; and


(b) the provider:


(i) varies a *student contribution amount in the previous schedule; or

(ii) varies a *tuition fee in the previous schedule;

the provider must:


(c) by written notice given to the Minister:


(i) withdraw the previous schedule; and

(ii) inform the Minister of the variation; and


(d) give the Minister a replacement schedule incorporating the variation.

Note 1:

The provider must comply with subsection 19-87(3) when varying a student contribution amount.

Note 2:

The provider must comply with subsection 19-90(4) when varying a tuition fee.

Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.

19-95(4)  


Subsections (1) and (2) apply to the replacement schedule in a corresponding way to the way in which they apply to the previous schedule.



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