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Overseas Students Charge Amendment Act 1987

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03538
  • No longer in force
Act No. 129 of 1987 as made
An Act to amend the Overseas Students Charge Act 1979
Date of Assent 16 Dec 1987
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Overseas Students Charge Amendment Act 1987

No. 129 of 1987

 

An Act to amend the Overseas Students Charge Act 1979

[Assented to 16 December 1987]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title etc.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Overseas Students Charge Amendment Act 1987.

(2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Overseas Students Charge Act 19791.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


 

Rates of charge

3. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting subsections (1) and (2) and substituting the following subsections:

“(1) The amount of charge imposed by this Act in respect of the enrolment of an overseas student in a university or advanced education course for a year after 31 December 1987 is:

(a) where the student is an eligible overseas student (Class A) in relation to the year:

(i) if the student is enrolled in a course of study in medicine, veterinary science or dentistry—$4,456; or

(ii) if subparagraph (i) does not apply—$3,663;

(b) where the student is an eligible overseas student (Class B) in relation to the year:

(i) if the student is enrolled in a course of study in medicine, veterinary science or dentistry—$5,999; or

(ii) if subparagraph (i) does not apply—$5,159; or

(c) in any other case:

(i) if the student is enrolled in a course of study in medicine, veterinary science or dentistry—$7,153; or

(ii) if subparagraph (i) does not apply—$6,313.

“(2) The amount of charge imposed by this Act in respect of the enrolment of an overseas student in a technical and further education course for a year after 31 December 1987 is:

(a) where the student is an eligible overseas student (Class A) in relation to the year—$593;

(b) where the student is an eligible overseas student (Class B) in relation to the year—$833; or

(c) in any other case—$1,018.”;

(b) by omitting from subsection (3) “1986” and “$300” and substituting “1987” and “$328” respectively;

(c) by inserting in subsection (4) “(Class A)” after “eligible overseas student”;

(d) by inserting in subsection (4a) “(Class A)” after “eligible overseas student”;

(e) by inserting after subsection (4a) the following subsections:

“(4b) For the purposes of this section, an overseas student who is enrolled in a university or advanced education course (not being a postgraduate student who is the holder of a scholarship awarded by the Australian-American Educational Foundation) for a year (in this subsection referred to as the ‘enrolment year’) is an eligible overseas student (Class B) in relation to the enrolment year if the student:


 

(a) was enrolled in a university or advanced education course after 31 December 1985 but before 1 January 1988; and

(b) was or is enrolled in:

(i) that course; or

(ii) if the student has, on one or more occasions, transferred his or her enrolment to another university or advanced education course—that other course;

for the enrolment year and for each year (if any) after 31 December 1987 and before the enrolment year.

“(4c) For the purposes of this section, an overseas student who:

(a) being a postgraduate student who is the holder of a scholarship awarded by the Australian-American Educational Foundation, is enrolled in a university or advanced education course; or

(b) is enrolled in a technical and further education course;

for a year (in this subsection referred to as the ‘enrolment year’) is an eligible overseas student (Class B) in relation to the enrolment year if the student:

(c) was enrolled in a university or advanced education course or a technical and further education course, as the case may be, after 31 December 1986 but before 1 January 1988; and

(d) was or is enrolled in:

(i) that course; or

(ii) if the student has, on one or more occasions, transferred his or her enrolment to another university or advanced education course or technical and further education course, as the case may be—that other course;

for the enrolment year and for each year (if any) after 31 December 1987 and before the enrolment year.”; and

(f) by omitting from subsection (5) “and (4a)” and substituting “, (4a), (4b) and (4c)”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 119, 1979, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 61, 1981; No. 22, 1982; Nos. 68 and 84, 1983; Nos. 136 and 165, 1984; No. 155, 1985; and No. 138, 1986.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 29 October 1987

Senate on 5 November 1987]