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SLI 2011 No. 210 Regulations as made
These Regulations create a new fee structure to replace the current charging structure for the compulsory annual registration charge payable by all registered providers of courses to students on student visas, and introduce an entry to market charge payable for the first three years of registration which will replace the current initial registration charge.
Administered by: Education, Skills and Employment
Registered 29 Nov 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012

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Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Regulations 20111

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 210

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997.

Dated 23 November 2011

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

CHRIS EVANS


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Regulations 2011.

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Definitions

                In these Regulations:

Act means the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997.

State or Territory VET institution means a vocational education and training institution that is owned or controlled (whether directly or indirectly) by a State or Territory.

Table A provider has the same meaning as in the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

4              Application

                These Regulations apply to charges imposed by the Act for the first calendar year beginning after the regulations are made and all later calendar years.

5              Annual registration charge — lower dollar amount

                For paragraphs 5 (7) (a) and (b) of the Act, a class of providers mentioned in an item in the table may pay the lower dollar amount mentioned in the item.

Item

For this class of providers ...

the lower dollar amount is ...

1

Registered providers that did not provide a course to an accepted student in the previous year and are a government school or non‑government school

$366.00

6              Annual registration charge — exemption

                For paragraph 5 (7) (c) of the Act, a class of providers mentioned in an item in the table is exempt from the requirement to pay the annual registration charge as described in the item.

Item

This class of providers ...

is exempt from ...

1

Government schools

the charge component listed in paragraph 5 (2) (c) of the Act

2

State or Territory VET institutions

the charge component listed in paragraph 5 (2) (c) of the Act

3

Table A providers

the charge component listed in paragraph 5 (2) (c) of the Act

7              Entry to market charges — exemption

                For subsection 6 (4) of the Act, a class of providers mentioned in an item in the table is exempt from the requirement to pay the entry to market charges.

Item

Class of providers

1

Government schools

2

State or Territory VET institutions

3

Table A providers


Note

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