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This instrument repeals and replaces the Social Security (Approved Scholarship Courses) Determination 2010 (No. 1) and specifies the courses that a student must be studying in order to qualify for a relocation scholarship or a student start-up loan.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 03 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2020

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Social Security (Approved Scholarship Courses) Determination 2020

I, Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services, make the following instrument.

Dated   28 January 2020                                 

Anne Ruston

Minister for Families and Social Services


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Approved Scholarship Courses) Determination 2020.

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 

Note:           This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 subsection 592N(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.

4  Definitions

Note:          The following expression used in this instrument is defined in section 23 of the Act:

(a)    higher education institution.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

accredited higher education course means a course that is:

(a)    accredited as a higher education course by TEQSA, or taken to be a course accredited by TEQSA, in relation to the provider for the purposes of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011; or

(b)   if a higher education institution is authorised by a law of the Commonwealth or a law of the State or Territory in which the institution is located to accredit its own higher education courses – a course conducted and accredited as a higher education course by that institution.

preparatory course means a course offered by a higher education institution that is designed to assist people to gain entry to higher education level courses (including enabling and bridging courses).

TEQSA means the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency.

5  Schedule

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is repealed as set out in the applicable items in Schedule 1, and any other item in Schedule 1 to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  Approved scholarship courses

                   For subsection 592N(1) of the Act, an approved scholarship course is:

(a)    an accredited higher education course; or

(b)   a preparatory course;

                   that is undertaken at a higher education institution.

 


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Social Security (Approved Scholarship Courses) Determination 2010 (No. 1)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument