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Act No. 155 of 2015 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Amendment Act 2018
An Act to impose the overseas debtors repayment levy, and for related purposes
Administered by: Education; Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Registered 25 Jul 2019
Start Date 01 Jul 2019
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Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Act 2015

No. 155, 2015

Compilation No. 1

Compilation date:                              1 July 2019

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 117, 2018

Registered:                                         25 July 2019

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Act 2015 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 July 2019 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

4............ Imposition of levy............................................................................... 2

5............ Amount of levy................................................................................... 2

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      3

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              3

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                  5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                               6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             7

 


An Act to impose the overseas debtors repayment levy, and for related purposes

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Act 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of the Act

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Education Legislation Amendment (Overseas Debt Recovery) Act 2015 commences.

1 January 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Definitions

                   In this Act:

income year has the meaning given by subsection 995‑1(1) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

overseas debtors repayment levy means levy payable under:

                     (a)  section 154‑16 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003; or

                    (aa)  section 23EC of the VET Student Loans Act 2016; or

                     (b)  section 47A of the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.

4  Imposition of levy

                   Overseas debtors repayment levy is imposed.

5  Amount of levy

                   The amount of a person’s overseas debtors repayment levy is equal to the amount payable by the person under section 154‑16 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003, section 23EC of the VET Student Loans Act 2016 or section 47A of the Trade Support Loans Act 2014, as the case requires.

 


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Act 2015

155, 2015

26 Nov 2015

1 Jan 2016 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Student Loans (Overseas Debtors Repayment Levy) Amendment Act 2018

117, 2018

25 Sept 2018

1 July 2019 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 3........................................

am No 117, 2018

s 4........................................

rs No 117, 2018

s 5........................................

am No 117, 2018