Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Student Assistance Amendment Act (No. 2) 1991

  • - C2004A04222
  • No longer in force
Act No. 147 of 1991 as made
An Act to amend the Student Assistance Act 1973, and for related purposes
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1991
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Student Assistance Act 1973, and for related purposes

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 21 October 1991)
1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Student Assistance Amendment Act (No. 2) 1991. (2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Student Assistance Act 1973.*1*
(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 4 September 1991
Senate on 8 October 1991)
*1* No. 155, 1973, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 37, 1976; No. 26, 1982; Nos. 63, 72 and 120, 1984; No. 137, 1985; No. 114, 1986; Nos. 125, 130 and 141, 1987; No. 35, 1988; Nos. 76 and 171, 1989; and Nos. 70 and 95, 1991.

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 2
Commencement

2.(1) Sections 1 and 2 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.
(2) Paragraphs 4(a), (b) and (c) commence 28 days after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.
(3) The remaining provisions of this Act commence on 1 January 1992.

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 3
Application

3. Section 55A of the Principal Act as in force on 1 January 1992 applies to payments made on or after that date.

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 4
Interpretation

4. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting "or" at the end of paragraph (c) of the definition of "current special educational assistance scheme" in subsection (1);
(b) by omitting paragraph (d) of the definition of "current special educational assistance scheme" in subsection (1);
(c) by adding at the end of the definition of "former special educational assistance scheme" in subsection (1) the following word and paragraph:
"or (d) the former Living Allowance for English as a
Second Language Scheme;";
(d) by adding at the end of subsection (2) "and the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands".<

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 5

5. After section 5 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted in Part 1:

Extension of Act
"5A. This Act extends to the Territory of Christmas Island and to the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.".

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 6
Heading to Part 4

6. The heading to Part 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "PAYMENT" and substituting "ADVANCE".

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 7

7. Section 10 of the Principal Act is repealed.

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 8
Advances on account of benefits

8. Section 11 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsection (2).

STUDENT ASSISTANCE AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1991 No. 147, 1991 - SECT 9

9. After section 55 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Appropriation
"55A.(1) Payment of benefit in relation to:
(a) the AUSTUDY scheme; and
(b) the Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme; and
(c) the ABSTUDY Scheme (also known as the Aboriginal Study Assistance Scheme);
is to be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.
"(2) In this section:
`benefit' includes an advance on account of benefit that is expected to become payable under a scheme mentioned in subsection (1).".