Education Amendment Act 2006

50 New sections 307AB and 307AC inserted
  • The following sections are inserted after section 307AA:

    307AB Allowances identified by Gazette notice
    • (1) The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, identify any allowance that is paid to students otherwise than under an enactment as an allowance to which this section applies.

      (2) Subsection (1) applies to any allowance paid otherwise than under an enactment, whether it first became payable before or after this section comes into force.

    307AC Bonded scholarships
    • (1) The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, declare that any allowance that is gazetted under section 307AB, and any agreement under section 139E, is a bonded scholarship.

      (2) The effect of declaring an allowance or agreement to be a bonded scholarship is that, under section 2A of the Student Loan Scheme Act 1992, the Student Loan Scheme Act 1992 applies to enable the recovery of money in accordance with the terms of the scholarship.