Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1 - Dictionary  


Section 1-10 describes how asterisks are used to identify terms that are defined in this Act.

SECTION 2   Index numbers  

For the purposes of Parts 4-1 and 4-2 , the index number for a *quarter is the All Groups Consumer Price Index number, being the weighted average of the 8 capital cities, published by the *Australian Statistician in respect of that quarter.

Subject to subclause (3) , if, at any time before or after the commencement of this clause:

(a)  the *Australian Statistician has published or publishes an *index number in respect of a *quarter; and

(b)  that index number is in substitution for an index number previously published by the Australian Statistician in respect of that quarter;

disregard the publication of the later index number for the purposes of this clause.

If, at any time before or after the commencement of this clause, the *Australian Statistician has changed or changes the index reference period for the Consumer Price Index, then, in applying this clause after the change took place or takes place, have regard only to *index numbers published in terms of the new index reference period.


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