Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of three bills to establish a tuition protection service, the bill amends: the
Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
to: place obligations on registered international education providers when a provider fails to start or finish providing a course or when an overseas student fails to start or finish a course; provide for a national regime of national registration of providers; limit the amount of initial pre-paid fees that may be collected by a registered provider; provide that students are only eligible for a refund of the unused portion of prepaid tuition fees; and specify what details providers must keep on student records; and five Acts to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the
Education Services for Overseas Students (Assurance Fund Contributions) Act 2000
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Sep 2011
Second reading moved 22 Sep 2011
Second reading debate 02 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 03 Nov 2011
Second reading agreed to 03 Nov 2011
Consideration in detail debate 03 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 03 Nov 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 03 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 29 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government and 4 Australian Greens (1 as amended) agreed to
29 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 29 Feb 2012
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
01 Mar 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01 Mar 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 9
  • Year: 2012
20 Mar 2012

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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