Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  

Note:

See section 6-1 .

PART 3 - Administration  

Division 14 - Management of information  

Subdivision 14-A - [ Repealed by No 156 of 2012]  

SECTION 76   Commissioner may disclose information  

76(1)  
Despite anything in an Act of which the *Commissioner has the general administration, the Commissioner, or a person authorised by the Commissioner, may communicate *VET personal information to a *VET officer for use by that officer:


(a) in the case of a *Commonwealth officer - in the course of the officer ' s *official employment; or


(aa) in the case of an *officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre - to assist the officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule; or


(b) in the case of an *officer of a *VET provider - to assist the officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Schedule.

76(2)  
Despite subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code , in a prosecution for an offence against an Act of which the *Commissioner has the general administration, the defendant does not bear an evidential burden in relation to whether this clause applies to a communication of *VET personal information.




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