Education Amendment Act 1999

8 Use of student allowance and student loan information for purposes of Social Security Act 1964
  • (1) Section 307A of the principal Act is amended—

    • (a) By omitting from subsection (2)(a) the words and beneficiary information, and substituting the words , beneficiary information, and student loan information:

    • (b) By inserting in subsection (2)(b), after the words and beneficiary information, the words and student loan information:

    • (c) By inserting, in subsection (2)(c)(i), after the words for any benefit, the words or student loan:

    • (d) By inserting in subsection (2)(c)(ii), after the words The amount of any benefit, the words , or any amount of a student loan,:

    • (e) By inserting in subsection (2)(d), after the word allowance in both places where it appears, the words or student loan:

    • (f) By omitting from subsection (2)(e) the words or beneficiary information, or both, and substituting the words , beneficiary information, and student loan information.

    (2) Section 307A(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after paragraph (d), the following paragraph:

    • (da) Student loan information about any person may be used by the department for the purposes of verifying—

      • (i) The entitlement or eligibility of any person to or for any allowance or benefit; or

      • (ii) The amount of any allowance or benefit to which any person is or was entitled or for which any person is or was eligible:.