Higher Education Support Act 2003
Subject to section 90-10, a student is entitled to *HECS-HELP assistance for a unit of study in which the student is enrolled with a higher education provider as part of a *course of study if:
(aa) the course of study is an *accredited course in relation to the provider; and
(a) the student meets the citizenship or residency requirements under section 90-5 ; and
(b) the *census date for the unit is on or after 1 January 2005; and
(c) the student is a *Commonwealth supported student in relation to the unit; and
(d) (Repealed by No 104 of 2011)
(e) the student:
(i) enrolled in the unit on or before the census date for the unit; and
(ii) at the end of the census date, remained so enrolled; and
(f) the student *meets the tax file number requirements (see section 187-1 ); and
(g) the student has, on or before the census date, completed, signed and given to an *appropriate officer of the provider a *request for Commonwealth assistance in relation to the unit or, where the course of study of which the unit forms a part is undertaken with the provider, in relation to the course of study.
[ CCH Note: S 90-1 will be amended by No 76 of 2018, s 3 and Sch 3 items 2 and 3, by inserting para (ba) after para (b) and the note at the end, effective 1 January 2020. For application and transitional provisions, see note under Div 97 heading. Para (ba) and the note will read:
(ba) the student ' s *HELP balance is greater than zero; and
For transitional provisions relating to paragraph (ba), see Part 2 of Schedule 3 to the Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (Student Loan Sustainability) Act 2018 .