Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 1 - Introduction  

Division 5 - Application of Act to Table C providers  

SECTION 5-1   Application of Act to Table C providers  

General application to Table C providers

5-1(1)  
The provisions of this Act not listed in the table in subsection (2) or in subsection (4) apply to a *Table C provider, the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch. Modified application to Table C providers

5-1(2)  


The provisions of this Act listed in the table apply to a *Table C provider in the way set out in the table.


Application of Act to Table C providers
Item Provision Application
1 Subdivision 19-C (quality requirements) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider. However, *TEQSA may need to assess the overall performance of the provider as it relates to that branch.
2 Subdivision 19-D (fairness requirements) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
3 Subdivision 19-F (contribution and fee requirements) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
4 Part 3-3 (FEE-HELP assistance) Applies to eligible students of the *Australian branch of the provider, but only for units of study in which the students are enrolled at the Australian branch.
5 Part 3-4 (OS-HELP assistance) Applies to eligible students of the *Australian branch of the provider.
5A Part 3-5 (SA-HELP assistance) Applies to eligible students of the *Australian branch of the provider who are enrolled at the Australian branch in a *course of study or *bridging course for overseas-trained professionals.
6 Chapter 4 (Repayment of loans) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking, or students who undertook, units of study at that branch.
7 Part 5-2 (Administrative requirements on higher education providers) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
8 Part 5-3 (Electronic communications) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
9 Part 5-4 (Management of information) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
10 Part 5-5 (Tax file numbers) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.
11 Part 5-7 (Review of decisions) Applies to the *Australian branch of the provider and to students undertaking or proposing to undertake units of study at that branch.

Provisions that do not apply to Table C providers

5-1(3)  
The provisions of this Act listed in subsection (4) do not apply to:


(a) a *Table C provider; or


(b) the *Australian branch of the provider; or


(c) students in their capacity as students of that provider or of that branch.

5-1(4)  


The provisions are as follows:


(a) Part 2-2 (Commonwealth Grant Scheme);


(aa) Part 2-2A (Indigenous student assistance grants);


(b) Part 2-3 (Other grants);


(c) Part 2-4 (Commonwealth scholarships);


(d) Part 2-5 (Reduction and repayment of grants);


(e) Part 3-2 (HECS-HELP assistance);


(f) Schedule 1A (VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme).




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