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This instrument amends the Australian Education Regulation 2013 to support the implementation of the Local Schools Community Fund that was announced in the 2019-20 Budget.
Administered by: Education
Registered 12 Jul 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate22-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 20 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Australian Education Amendment (2019 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 10 July 2019

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Dan Tehan

Minister for Education

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Australian Education Regulation 2013                                                                                            2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Australian Education Amendment (2019 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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 this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

13 July 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Education Act 2013.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Education Regulation 2013

1  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Local Schools Community Fund Guidelines means the Local Schools Community Fund Guidelines issued by the Department, as in force from time to time.

Note:          The Local Schools Community Fund Guidelines could in 2019 be viewed on the Department’s website (http://www.education.gov.au).

2  At the end of Schedule 1

Add:

Part 6Local Schools Community Fund

  

23  Circumstances

                   For the purposes of subsection 69A(1) of the Act, the circumstance for 2019 or 2020 is that a project for the school has been approved by the Minister, in writing, for the year in accordance with the Local Schools Community Fund Guidelines.

24  Total amount payable

                   For the purposes of paragraph 69A(4)(a) of the Act, the total of the amounts determined by the Minister for 2019 and 2020, taken together, in relation to the circumstances mentioned in clause 23 of this Schedule, is $30.2 million.

25  Purpose for which funding is spent or committed to be spent

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 78(2)(a) of the Act, an approved authority for a school must spend, or commit to spend, financial assistance that is payable for the school under subsection 69A(1) of the Act in the circumstances mentioned in clause 23 of this Schedule:

                     (a)  for the purposes of the project mentioned in clause 23 of this Schedule; and

                     (b)  in accordance with the Local Schools Community Fund Guidelines or as otherwise directed in writing by the Minister.

             (2)  Financial assistance mentioned in subclause (1) must be spent, or committed to be spent:

                     (a)  before 1 January 2021; or

                     (b)  as otherwise directed in writing by the Minister.

             (3)  For the purposes of paragraphs (1)(b) and (2)(b) of this clause, the Minister may give written directions to an approved authority.

             (4)  Any interest earned on financial assistance mentioned in subclause (1) must be spent, or committed to be spent, in the same way as the financial assistance.