530 Refund requirements set by Minister

(1)

For the purposes of refunds under section 529, the Minister must specify, by notice,—

(a)

either—

(i)

the end of the period within which an international student may withdraw from a programme or training scheme of 3 months’ duration or more and be entitled to a refund under that section; or

(ii)

a means by which the end of that period may be calculated or ascertained; and

(b)

the maximum percentage of the payment or payments that an establishment may retain; and

(c)

the cost components of the fee total on which the maximum percentage is determined; and

(d)

the expenses or categories of expenses that the establishment must show that it has incurred in relation to an international student in order to deduct the maximum percentage.

(2)

Before giving notice, the Minister must, as the Minister considers appropriate, consult any 1 or more of the following:

(a)

private training establishments:

(b)

sector and industry representative organisations:

(c)

any other relevant bodies.

(3)

A notice under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 235B

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 530 heading: amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 530(1): amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 530(3): replaced, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).