Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Regulations 2018

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 3rd day of December 2018

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 238H of the Education Act 1989

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Education made after consultation with providers as required under section 238H(3) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Education (Export Education Levy) Regulations 2011 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 6 replaced (Amount of levy)

Replace regulation 6 with:

6 Amount of levy

(1)

The amount of levy payable for any year by each provider that is required to pay a levy is,—

(a)

for a provider that is a registered private training establishment, 0.89% of the tuition fees received by the provider from international students in respect of that year; and

(b)

for a provider that is not a registered private training establishment, 0.50% of the tuition fees received by the provider from international students in respect of that year.

(2)

The levy is not payable for fees paid by any student referred to in regulation 5(2)(a) or (b).

(3)

The levies in subclause (1) are exclusive of goods and services tax.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2019, amend the Education (Export Education Levy) Regulations 2011 to increase the levy payable each year by providers who receive tuition fees from international students enrolled with them.

The current levy payable by a provider in any year is 0.45% of the tuition fees received by the provider from international students in respect of that year. This levy is increased to 0.89% for registered private training establishments and to 0.50% for all other providers (for example, schools, polytechnics, and universities).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 December 2018.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Education.