Social Security (Waiver of Debts — University of New South Wales approved course of education or study) Specification 2014

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Social Security (Waiver of Debts — University of New South Wales approved course of education or study) Specification 2014
Social Security Act 1991
I, KEVIN ANDREWS, Minister for Social Services, make this Specification under subsection 1237AB(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.
 
Dated: 12 February 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kevin Andrews
 
Minister for Social Services
1          Name of Specification
This Specification is the Social Security (Waiver of Debts — University of New South Wales approved course of education or study) Specification 2014.
 
2          Commencement
This Specification commences on the day after it is registered.
 
3          Definitions
In this Specification:
Act means the Social Security Act 1991.
approved course of education or study has the same meaning as in subsection 541B(5) of the Act.
Note: Under subsection 541B(5) of the Act, a course is an approved course of education or study if it is a course determined, under section 5D of the Student Assistance Act 1973, to be a secondary course or a tertiary course for the purposes of that Act.
relevant period means the period between 15 July 2013 and 13 December 2013, including those days.
University of New South Wales means the University established under section 4 of the University of New South Wales Act 1989 (NSW).
 
4          Specification of class of debts
For subsection 1237AB(1) of the Act, a debt is in a specified class if:
(a)    it was incurred as an overpayment of youth allowance by a person in relation to a day or days in the relevant period in circumstances where the person was enrolled in a degree known as a Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMed)/Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of New South Wales and as a result of not being enrolled in an approved course of education or study; or
(b)   it was incurred as an overpayment of austudy payment by a person in relation to a day or days in the relevant period in circumstances where the person was enrolled in a degree known as a Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMed)/Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of New South Wales and as a result of not being enrolled in an approved course of education or study; or
(c)    it was incurred as an overpayment of another social security payment, including student start-up scholarship payment, in relation to a day or days in the relevant period in circumstances where the only reason the overpayment arose was due to the person not meeting the activity test for youth allowance or austudy payment by reason of the degree known as a Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMed)/Doctor of Medicine (MD) not being an approved course of education or study.
 
 
5          Debts to which section 4 does not apply
Section 4 does not apply to a debt incurred wholly or partly through the person knowingly making a false statement or a false representation.
 
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