Trade Support Loan Rules 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01007

Trade Support Loan Rules 2014
 
I, IAN MACFARLANE, Minister for Industry, make these Rules under subsection 106(1) of the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.   
Dated 17 July 2014
IAN MACFARLANE
Minister for Industry
Contents
1 Name of Rules                                                                                                                3
2 Commencement                                                                                                              3
3 Authority                                                                                                                         3
4 Definitions                                                                                                                      3
5 Other conditions for qualification (the Act, ss 8(1)(d))                                                        3
6 Level of qualification (the Act, ss 8(2)(a)(i))                                                                       3
7 Other requirements for a qualifying apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(2)(b))                              4
8 Circumstances where a person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(3))   4
9 Other circumstances where a person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying   apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(4))     4
10 Instalment period (the Act, ss10(2))                                                                                4
11 Application of special case qualification and payability (the Act, ss 11(2))                        4
12 Manner of lodgement for applications for trade support loan (the Act, ss 13(2)                5
13 Periods to be specified in a determination for trade support loan (the Act, ss 16(3))         5
14 Year of an apprenticeship a person is undertaking (the Act, ss 24(2))                               5
15 Designated State/Territory training authority (the Act, ss 40(3))                                        5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1              Name of Rules
                These Rules are the Trade Support Loan Rules 2014.
2              Commencement
                These Rules commence on the day after registration.
3              Authority
                These Rules are made under the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.
4              Definitions
                In these Rules, unless the contrary intention appears:
Act means the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.
commencement date means the date confirmed by the relevant State Training Authority, as the date that the training contract for the apprenticeship is taken to have commenced. Commenced has a corresponding meaning.
imprisoned means a person serving a period of full time custodial imprisonment, home detention, weekend detention, temporary detention or otherwise in the custody of a law enforcement agency or correctional facility.
recommencement date means the date confirmed by the relevant State Training Authority, as the date the apprentice has commenced in an apprenticeship with the same or another employer, to continue working towards an incomplete apprenticeship. rural or regional area means a suburb with the postcode listed in Schedule 1.
State Training Authority means the State or Territory government body with responsibility for the regulation of apprenticeships within that State or Territory, and for the purposes of subsection 40(3) of the Act, is the designated State/Territory training authority for an apprentice who is employed within that State or Territory. 
training contract means the form which evidences the:
(a)      agreement between an employer and apprentice to enter into an apprenticeship; and
(b)      approval of the apprenticeship, including the approval of any relevant training plan, by the designated State/Territory training authority.
TSL Priority List means has the same meaning as in section 105 of the Act.
 
5              Other conditions for qualification (the Act, ss 8(1)(d))
                In addition to paragraphs 8(1)(a) to (c) of the Act, the following conditions must also be met in order for a person to qualify for a trade support loan:
(a)        the person is not imprisoned in Australia or any external Territory.
(b)       where a person is concurrently undertaking more than one qualifying apprenticeships, the person will only be able to qualify for trade support loan in relation to one of the qualifying apprenticeships.
6              Level of qualification (the Act, ss 8(2)(a)(i))
                For the purposes of subparagraph 8(2)(a)(i) of the Act, a qualifying apprenticeship is one that is at the following levels:
(a)       Certificate level III or IV for occupations in Schedule 1 of the TSL Priority List.
(b)       Certificate level II, III or IV for qualifications leading to occupations on the TSL Priority List.
7              Other requirements for a qualifying apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(2)(b))
                Where a person is undertaking a qualification in the horticulture sector, as prescribed in the TSL Priority List, the person must also be working in a rural or regional area.
8              Circumstances where a person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(3))
                (a)    For the purposes of subsection 8(3) of the Act, a person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship:
(i)                 from the date a fully completed training contract has been submitted for approval by the State Training Authority (but only if the apprentice has started in the apprenticeship); or
(ii)               on or after the commencement date or recommencement date of the apprenticeship (if this date precedes the date in rule 8(a)(i)); and
(iii)             until notice of successful completion of the apprenticeship has been received by the Secretary from State Training Authority;
(b)               If a training contract submitted under rule 8(a)(i) is not approved by the State Training Authority, the person is taken to have been undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship for the period up until the State Training Authority so notifies the Department of Industry.
9              Other circumstances where a person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship (the Act, ss 8(4))
A person is taken to be undertaking a qualifying apprenticeship during the period from when the person successfully completed their qualifying apprenticeship to the date a designated State/Territory training authority notifies the Secretary that the person has completed their qualifying apprenticeship.
10            Instalment period (the Act, ss10(2))
(a)      For the purposes of paragraph 10(2)(a) of the Act, the instalment period for a person starts on the anniversary of the commencement (or recommencement) date of the person’s qualifying apprenticeship.
(b)      For the purposes of paragraph 10(2)(b) of the Act, the duration of a person’s instalment period is one calendar month.
11            Application of special case qualification and payability (the Act, ss 11(2))
                Subsection 11(1) of the Act is taken to apply to a person where:
(a)      before the end of the final instalment period specified in a determination made for the person under section 16 of the Act, the person has notified the Secretary of a change of circumstances which would affect payability of trade support loan, but payments of trade support loan have continued to be made to the person for that period; or
(b)      the person has successfully completed a qualifying apprenticeship but the Secretary has not received notice from the designated State/Territory training authority, or from the person, of this completion and the person has continued to receive instalments of trade support loan.
12            Manner of lodgement for applications for trade support loan (the Act, ss 13(2)
                For the purposes of paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act, a person may lodge:
(a)               the application form (Form 1289):
(i)  in person; or
(ii) by mail.
(b)  the opt-in form (Form 1290):
(i)       in person; or
(ii)     by mail; or
(iii)   by fax; or
(iv)   by email.
13            Periods to be specified in a determination for trade support loan (the Act, ss 16(3))
                The determination must specify up to six instalment periods.
14            Year of an apprenticeship a person is undertaking (the Act, ss 24(2))
(a) For the purposes of subclause 24(2) of the Act, the year of an apprenticeship that a person is taken to be undertaking on any particular day is to be determined, in accordance with rule 14(b), by first calculating the total number of calendar months the person has completed of their qualifying apprenticeship
(b)  For the purpose of rule 14(a), the total number of calendar months in Column A will mean that the person is taken to be in the year of an apprenticeship as specified in Column B.
 
Column A
Column B

1 – 12 completed calendar months
1st year  

13 – 24 completed calendar months
2nd year  

25 – 36 completed calendar months
3rd year

37 + completed calendar months
4th year

 
15            Designated State/Territory training authority (the Act, ss 40(3))
A designated State/Territory training authority is an authority of a State or Territory.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schedule 1 – List of postcodes in rural or regional areas
State/Territory
Postcodes

Australian Capital Territory
0200

0221

2619

2620

Northern Territory
All

New South Wales
2264

2265

2267

2278

2280

2281

2282

2283

2284

2285

2286

2287

2289

2290

2291

2292

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2300

2302

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2415

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2487

2488

2489

2490

2898

2899

2500

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2505

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2515

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2575

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2589

2619

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2633

2726

2590

2640

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2650

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2786

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2475

2594

2668

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2877

2878

2879

2880

Queensland
4209

4210

4211

4212

4213

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4217

4218

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4220

4221

4223

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4270

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4275

4280

4285

4287

4300

4309

4310

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4341

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4347

4514

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4571

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9727

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9729

4472

4478

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4680

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4492

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4605

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4625

4626

4627

4630

4650

4655

4659

4660

4662

4670

4671

4673

4674

4676

4719

South Austrlaia
5312

5455

5486

5653

5660

0872

5131

5132

5133

5139

5201

5202

5203

5204

5210

5211

5212

5213

5214

5220

5221

5222

5223

5231

5232

5233

5234

5235

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5259

5260

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5264

5265

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5269

5270

5271

5272

5273

5275

5276

5277

5278

5279

5280

5290

5291

5301

5302

5303

5304

5306

5307

5308

5309

5310

5311

5320

5321

5322

5330

5331

5332

5333

5340

5341

5342

5343

5344

5345

5346

5350

5351

5352

5353

5354

5355

5356

5357

5360

5371

5372

5373

5374

5381

5400

5401

5410

5411

5412

5413

5414

5415

5416

5417

5418

5419

5420

5421

5422

5431

5432

5433

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5440

5451

5452

5453

5454

5460

5461

5462

5464

5470

5471

5472

5473

5480

5481

5482

5483

5485

5490

5491

5493

5495

5501

5502

5510

5520

5521

5522

5523

5540

5550

5552

5554

5555

5556

5558

5560

5570

5571

5572

5573

5575

5576

5577

5580

5581

5582

5583

5600

5601

5602

5603

5604

5605

5606

5607

5608

5609

5630

5631

5632

5633

5640

5641

5642

5650

5651

5652

5654

5655

5661

5670

5671

5680

5690

5700

5710

5720

5722

5723

5724

5725

5730

5731

5732

5733

5734

Tasmania
7026

7027

7030

7109

7112

7113

7116

7117

7119

7120

7139

7140

7150

7155

7162

7163

7172

7173

7174

7175

7176

7177

7178

7179

7180

7182

7183

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7185

7186

7187

7190

7209

7210

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7216

7248

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7252

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7254

7255

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7258

7259

7260

7261

7262

7263

7264

7265

7267

7268

7270

7275

7276

7277

7290

7291

7292

7300

7301

7302

7303

7304

7305

7306

7307

7310

7315

7316

7320

7321

7322

7325

7330

7331

7466

7467

7468

7469

7470

Victoria
3212

3213

3214

3215

3216

3217

3218

3219

3220

3221

3222

3223

3224

3225

3226

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3249

3250

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3254

3260

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3289

3292

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3294

3300

3301

3302

3303

3304

3305

3306

3309

3310

3311

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3315

3321

3322

3323

3324

3325

3328

3329

3330

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3333

3351

3360

3361

3407

3816

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3831

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3971

3979

3987

3988

3989

3990

3991

3992

3995

3996

3335

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3338

3427

3428

3429

3984

3312

3317

3318

3319

3334

3340

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3350

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3363

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3370

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3778

3779

Western Australia
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6042

6043

6044

6302

6304

6346

6348

6368

6369

6380

6383

6384

6385

6386

6401

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6409

6410

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6418

6419

6420

6421

6422

6423

6424

6425

6426

6427

6428

6429

6430

6431

6432

6433

6434

6435

6436

6437

6438

6439

6440

6441

6442

6443

6444

6445

6446

6447

6448

6450

6460

6461

6462

6463

6464

6465

6466

6467

6468

6470

6472

6473

6475

6476

6477

6479

6480

6484

6485

6487

6488

6489

6490

6501

6502

6503

6504

6505

6506

6507

6509

6510

6511

6512

6513

6514

6515

6516

6517

6518

6519

6521

6522

6525

6528

6530

6531

6532

6535

6536

6537

6560

6562

6564

6566

6568

6569

6571

6572

6574

6575

6558

6603

6605

6606

6608

6609

6612

6613

6614

6616

6618

6620

6623

6625

6627

6628

6630

6631

6632

6635

6638

6639

6640

6642

6646

6701

6705

6707

6710

6711

6712

6713

6714

6715

6716

6718

6720

6721

6722

6723

6724

6725

6726

6728

6731

6733

6740

6743

6751

6752

6753

6754

6758

6760

6761

6762

6765

6770

6798

6799

6083

6084

6180

6181

6207

6208

6209

6210

6211

6213

6214

6215

6218

6220

6221

6223

6224

6225

6226

6227

6228

6229

6230

6231

6232

6233

6236

6237

6239

6240

6243

6244

6251

6252

6253

6254

6255

6256

6258

6260

6262

6271

6275

6280

6281

6282

6284

6285

6286

6288

6290

6306

6308

6309

6311

6312

6313

6315

6316

6317

6318

6320

6321

6322

6323

6324

6326

6327

6328

6330

6331

6332

6333

6335

6336

6337

6338

6341

6343

6350

6351

6352

6353

6355

6356

6357

6358

6359

6361

6363

6365

6367

6370

6372

6373

6375

6376

6377

6390

6391

6392

6393

6394

6395

6396

6397

6398

 
 
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