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A Bill for an Act to amend the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 18 Jun 1997

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Bill 1997
First Reading

1996-97

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Bill 1997

No. , 1997

(Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989, and for related purposes

9708420--899/16.6.1997--(84/97) Cat. No. 96 9167 7 ISBN 0644 504617

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Schedule(s)

Schedule 1--Funding of education for Indigenous students: minimum percentage of Indigenous students no longer required       

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989       

Schedule 2--Funding of education for Indigenous students: cost supplementation       

Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989       

A Bill for an Act to amend the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

        This Act may be cited as the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1997.

2 Commencement

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

3 Schedule(s)

        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Funding of education for Indigenous students: minimum percentage of Indigenous students no longer required
Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989

1 Paragraph 10D(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (c) the number of those students is 20 or more.

2 Paragraph 10E(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (c) the number of those students is 5 or more.

3 Paragraph 10F(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (c) the number of those students is 20 or more.

Schedule 2--Funding of education for Indigenous students: cost supplementation
Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989

1 At the end of Part 3

Add:

13C Cost supplementation

       (1) The regulations may state, for a period referred to in subsection 13B(4), (5), (6) or (7), a number worked out after considering changes in an Index determined in writing by the Minister for Finance to be an appropriate Index to be used for the variation, in accordance with this section, of the amount stated in that subsection.

       (2) If a number (the stated number) is stated in regulations made for the purposes of subsection (1), for a period referred to in subsection 13B(4), (5), (6) or (7), the amount set out in that subsection (the stated amount) is taken to be replaced by the amount worked out using the formula:

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       (3) If an amount worked out under subsection (2) is not a multiple of $1,000, the amount is to be rounded to the nearest $1,000 (rounding $500 upwards).

2 At the end of the Act

Add:

Part 5--Regulations

15 Regulations

        The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

       (a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

       (b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.