Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education and Training
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Introduced with the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015 to reform the international education sector, the bill amends the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997 to clarify that a registered education provider pays all entry to market charges but is not charged more than once if its registration period is less than two years and it seeks renewal of that registration.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Sep 2015
Second reading moved 17 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 19 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 19 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 19 Oct 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2015
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 30 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Committee of the Whole debate 30 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Finally passed both Houses 30 Nov 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 172
  • Year: 2015
11 Dec 2015

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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