Education Amendment Act 1999

9 Recovery of debts
  • (1) Section 307B of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (1), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (1) This section applies to any person who is indebted to the Crown in respect of the payment to that person of an allowance, or the payment to that person of an allowance at a rate, or the payment to that person of any amount of a student loan or other money, to which he or she was not or is no longer entitled.

    (2) Section 307B(2) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (a), and substituting the following paragraphs:

    • (a) In the case of an allowance debt, by deduction from—

      • (i) Any allowance; or

      • (ii) Any benefit under The Social Security Act 1964 to which that person may become subsequently entitled; or

    • (aa) In the case of a student loan debt, by deduction from—

      • (i) Any allowance (including any case where the living costs have already been paid under the loan for the period to which the debt relates); or

      • (ii) Any benefit under The Social Security Act 1964 to which that person may become subsequently entitled; or

    • (ab) In the case of a benefit debt, by deduction from any allowance; or.