Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 4 - Repayment of loans  


Division 140 - How are accumulated HELP debts worked out?  

Subdivision 140-A - Outline of this Division  

SECTION 140-1   Outline of this Division  

There are 2 stages to working out a person ' s *accumulated HELP debt for a financial year. Stage 1 - Former accumulated HELP debt

The *former accumulated HELP debt is worked out by adjusting the preceding financial year ' s *accumulated HELP debt to take account of:

(a) changes in the Consumer Price Index; and

(b) the *HELP debts that he or she incurs during the last 6 months of the preceding financial year; and

(c) *voluntary repayments of the debt; and

(d) *compulsory repayment amounts in respect of the debt.

(e) (Repealed by No 55 of 2016)

(See Subdivision 140-B .)

Stage 2 - Accumulated HELP debt

The person ' s *accumulated HELP debt is worked out from:

(a) his or her *former accumulated HELP debt; and

(b) the *(HELP debts that he or she incurs during the first 6 months of the financial year; and

(c) *voluntary repayments of those debts.

(See Subdivision 140-C .)


Incurring that financial year ' s accumulated HELP debt discharges the previous accumulated HELP debt and HELP debts under this Part: see section 140-35 .


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