Education (Tertiary Reform) Amendment Act 2002

Amendments to Part I (Rights to Primary and Secondary Education) of principal Act

4 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (b) of the definition of domestic student, and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (b) the holder of a residence permit under the Immigration Act 1987 who satisfies the criteria (if any) prescribed by regulations made under subsection (4); or.

    (2) Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsections:

    • (4) The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations prescribing criteria that the holder of a residence permit under the Immigration Act 1987 must satisfy in order to fulfil the requirements of paragraph (b) of the definition of domestic student in subsection (1).

    • (5) Regulations made under subsection (4),—

      • (a) if made on or before 30 June in any year, expire on the close of 31 December of that year unless they are expressly confirmed by Act of Parliament passed during that year; and

      • (b) if made on or after 1 July in any year, expire on the close of 31 December in the following year unless they are expressly confirmed by Act of Parliament passed before the end of that following year.

    • (6) The expiry of regulations made under subsection (4) does not affect the validity of any act done pursuant to, or in accordance with, the regulations before the date on which the regulations expire.