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Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Act 1994

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Act No. 132 of 1994 as made
An Act to amend the Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992, and for related purposes
Administered by: Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1994
 

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994
- Assented to 21 October 1994

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Vocational Education and Training
Funding Act 1992, and for related purposes

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Vocational Education and Training Funding Amendment Act 1994.
(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Vocational Education and Training Funding Act 1992*1*.


(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 1 September 1994
Senate on 20 September 1994)
*1* No. 152, 1992, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 119, 1993.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - SECT 3
Interpretation

3. Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following definition:
" 'State' includes the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.".

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - SECT 4
Repeal of section 9 and substitution of new sections

4.(1) Section 9 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following sections are substituted:
General funds for allocation by the Authority
"9. There is payable to the Authority, for allocation under the Australian National Training Authority Act 1992 in respect of each calendar year specified in the table below, an amount determined by the Minister for that year. This amount must not exceed the limit for that year specified in the table.
Calendar Year Limit for year
1994 $673,612,000
1995 $755,711,000
1996 $835,529,000


Additional funds for allocation by the Authority if numbers trained in States under certain schemes increases
"9A.(1) If:
(a) the Minister is satisfied that there has been an increase in the number of people receiving eligible off-the-job training in a State; and
(b) subject to subsection (3), the Minister determines that, because of that increase, a specified amount is to be paid to the Authority in respect of the State and a calendar year specified in the table at the end of this section;
the amount determined is payable to the Authority for allocation under the Australian National Training Authority Act 1992 in respect of the calendar year.


"(2) For the purposes of subsection (1):
'eligible off-the-job training' means off-the-job training under the Australian Traineeship System, under Career Start Traineeships or under National Training Wage Traineeships, that the Minister considers should be taken into account for the purposes of this section.


"(3) The total of the amounts that the Minister determines in respect of a calendar year must not exceed the limit for that year specified in the table.


"(4) The reference in paragraph 14(4)(b) of the Australian National Training Authority Act 1992 to VET funding paid does not include a reference to amounts paid under this section.
Calendar year Limit for year
1995 $12,758,000
1996 $22,680,000".


(2) A determination in force under section 9 of the Principal Act immediately before the commencement of this section continues to have effect after that commencement as if it were made under section 9 of the Principal Act as amended by this section.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FUNDING AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 132 of 1994 - SECT 5
Amendment of sections referring to section 9

5. Sections 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the Principal Act are amended by omitting "section 9" (wherever occurring) and substituting "this Act".