Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  


See section 6-1 .

PART 2 - VET FEE-HELP assistance  

Division 6 - Introduction  

SECTION 40   40   What this Part is about  

A student may be entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance for VET units of study if certain requirements are met.

The amount of assistance to which the student may be entitled is based on his or her VET tuition fees for the units, but there is a limit on the total amount of assistance that the student can receive. The assistance is paid to a VET provider to discharge the student ' s liability to pay his or her VET tuition fees.

Note 1:

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

Note 2:

VET FEE-HELP assistance will be phased out during 2017 and 2018: see subclauses 43(3) to (7) .


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