Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  


See section 6-1 .

PART 2 - VET FEE-HELP assistance  

Division 9 - How are amounts of VET FEE-HELP assistance paid?  


Division 11 also deals with payments by the Commonwealth under this Schedule.

SECTION 55   55   Payments  
If a student is entitled to an amount of *VET FEE-HELP assistance for a *VET unit of study with a *VET provider, the Commonwealth must:

(a) as a benefit to the student, lend to the student the amount of VET FEE-HELP assistance; and

(b) pay the amount lent to the provider in discharge of the student ' s liability to pay his or her *VET tuition fee for the unit.


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

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