Education Amendment Act 2010

64 Recipients of allowances or student loans may be required to provide information

(1)

The heading to section 307 is amended by inserting , and other persons, after loans.

(2)

Section 307(1) is amended by inserting “and sections 307AAA and 307AA” after “this section”.

(3)

Section 307(1) is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

change in the recipient’s circumstances includes a change in another person’s circumstances that—

(a)

the recipient knows about; and

(b)

the recipient knows materially affects his or her entitlement to a statutory allowance or student loan, or a particular rate of statutory allowance or a particular amount of a student loan

non-recipient means a person who is not a recipient, and—

(a)

includes a person who is acting in his or her official capacity as an officer or employee of a department of State or public body; but

(b)

does not include a person acting in his or her capacity as an officer of a court

(4)

Section 307(5) is amended by omitting “person (whether or not a recipient)” and substituting “recipient or non-recipient”.

(5)

Section 307 is amended by repealing subsections (6) to (7) and substituting the following subsection:

(6)

A recipient must notify the Secretary, as soon as practicable, of any change in the recipient’s circumstances that materially affects his or her entitlement at any time—

(a)

to a statutory allowance or student loan; or

(b)

to be paid a statutory allowance at a particular rate or a particular amount of a student loan.