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A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Education Act 2013, and for related purposes
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Registered 26 May 2014
Introduced HR 26 May 2014
Table of contents.

2013‑2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Education Amendment (School Funding Guarantee) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Mr Shorten)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Education Act 2013, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Australian Education Act 2013                                                                                3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Education Act 2103, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Education Amendment (School Funding Guarantee) Act 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act 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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

Australian Education Act 2013

1  After subsection 25(1)

Insert:

Minister to consider whether State or Territory education funding to be reduced

          (1A)  Before making a determination under paragraph (1)(a) in relation to a State or Territory for a year, the Minister must be satisfied that the total amount of the State or Territory’s funding for participating schools located in the State or Territory is not to be, or was not, reduced at any time during the year.

          (1B)  Before making a determination under paragraph (1)(c) in relation to a State or Territory for a year, the Minister must be satisfied that the total amount of the State or Territory’s funding for non‑participating schools located in the State or Territory is not to be, or was not, reduced at any time during the year.

2  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to a determination made on or after the day this item commences.