Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-2 - HECS-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 97 - Re-crediting of HELP balances in relation to HECS-HELP assistance  

SECTION 97-45   Re-crediting a person ' s HELP balance in relation to HECS-HELP assistance - provider completes request for assistance  

97-45(1)  
A higher education provider must, on the *Secretary ' s behalf, re-credit a person ' s *HELP balance with an amount equal to the amounts of *HECS-HELP assistance that the person received for a unit of study if the provider completes any part of the *request for Commonwealth assistance in relation to the unit that the person is required to complete.

Note:

A HECS-HELP debt relating to a unit of study is taken to be remitted if the HELP balance in relation to the unit is re-credited under this section: see subsection 137-5(5) .

97-45(2)  
The *Secretary may re-credit the person ' s *HELP balance under this section if the provider is unable to do so.




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