Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  


Division 87 - Introduction  

SECTION 87-1     What this Part is about  
A student may be entitled to HECS-HELP assistance for units of study for which he or she is Commonwealth supported, if certain requirements are met. The amount of assistance to which the student may be entitled is based on his or her student contribution amounts for the units, less any up-front payments. The assistance is paid to a higher education provider to discharge the student's liability to pay his or her student contribution amounts.

Note 1:

Amounts of assistance under this Part may form part of a person's HELP debts that the Commonwealth recovers under Part 4-2 .

Note 2:

This Part does not apply to Table C providers: see section 5-1 .

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