Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  


See section 6-1 .

PART 1 - VET providers  

Divison 5 - When does a body cease to be a VET provider?  

Subdivision 5-B - Revocation for cause  

SECTION 33   Revocation of approval as a provider for a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements or of conditions  

The Minister may revoke a body ' s approval as a *VET provider if the Minister:

(a) is satisfied that the body has either:

(i) breached a *VET quality and accountability requirement; or

(ii) breached a condition imposed on the body ' s approval; and

(b) is satisfied that it is appropriate to take that action (see subclause (2)); and

(c) complies with the requirements of clause 34 .


Clause 12A allows conditions to be imposed on the body ' s approval.

Without limiting the matters that the Minister may consider in deciding whether it is appropriate under this clause to revoke a body ' s approval as a *VET provider, the Minister may consider any or all of the following matters:

(a) whether the breach in question is of a minor or major nature;

(b) whether the breach has occurred before and, if so, how often;

(c) the impact that the breach may have on the body ' s students;

(d) the impact of the breach on the *VET courses of study provided by the body;

(e) the impact of the breach on Australia ' s reputation as a provider of high quality education;

(f) any other matter set out in the *VET Guidelines.

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