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For the purposes of the definition of 'overseas student' in Schedule 9 and under subsection 7(4) of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996, determine that the classes of persons set out below are classes of persons to whom that definition does not apply.
Administered by: Education and Training
General Comments: This instrument was made under the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996. The States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996 was repealed by the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Legislation Amendment Act 2004. This instrument continued in force, firstly, under section 124 of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000 and currently is continued in force under section 148 of the Schools Assistance (Learning Together - Achievement through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004.
Registered 20 Feb 2007
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2017
Repealed by Sunsetting

Commonwealth of Australia

 

States Grants (Primary And Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996

 

CLASSES OF PERSONS EXCLUDED FROM THE DEFINITION OF OVERSEAS

STUDENT

 

Determination 1997-22-s. 7(4), Schedule 9

 

I, Michael Goonrey, delegate of the Minister for Schools, Vocation Education and Training, for the purposes of the definition of “overseas student” in Schedule 9 and under subsection 7(4) of the States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 1996, determine that the classes of persons set out below are classes of persons to whom that definition does not apply:

 

(a)            persons, including persons who are dependents of diplomats on official duty in Australia, not being persons (overseas students) who have a visa, or are included in a visa, issued under regulations made under the Migration Act 1958 that permits those persons to enter and stay in Australia for the purpose of undertaking a course provided by an institution or other body or person in Australia;

 

(b)           persons who are overseas students, where those persons are receiving a sponsorship or a scholarship from the Commonwealth of Australia, including a sponsorship or scholarship provided under:

 

(i) the Sponsored Training Program;

(ii) the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme;

(iii) the Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship;

(iv) the Special Overseas Postgraduate Fund;

 

(c)      persons who are overseas students, where those persons are receiving sponsorship or a scholarship from a higher education institution which meets the full cost of the education component of the award.

 

This determination takes effect from 1 January 1997.

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Goonrey

Acting Assistant Secretary

Schools Resources Branch

 

Dated: [24 December 1996]