Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  

Note:

See section 6-1 .

PART 1 - VET providers  

Division 5A - Civil penalty provisions and enforcement  

Subdivision 5A-A - Civil penalty provisions  

SECTION 39DB   Civil penalty - publishing information that suggests VET FEE-HELP assistance is not a loan etc.  

39DB(1)  
A person contravenes this subclause if:


(a) the person is a *VET provider; and


(b) the VET provider publishes information, or causes information to be published; and


(c) the information suggests that:


(i) *VET FEE-HELP assistance for a *VET unit of study or *VET course of study is not in the nature of a loan, or does not need to be repaid; or

(ii) if a student receives VET FEE-HELP assistance for such a unit or course, that the unit or course is free from any fees or charges.

Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.

39DB(2)  
A person contravenes this subclause if:


(a) the person publishes information; and


(b) the person does so as agent for a *VET provider; and


(c) the information suggests that:


(i) *VET FEE-HELP assistance for a *VET unit of study or *VET course of study is not in the nature of a loan, or does not need to be repaid; or

(ii) if a student receives VET FEE-HELP assistance for such a unit or course, that the unit or course is free from any fees or charges.

Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.




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