(1) For the purposes of:
(a) assisting with the regulation of providers; or
(b) promoting compliance with the conditions of a particular student visa or visas, or of student visas generally;
the Secretary may give information obtained or received for the purposes of this Act to an agency of the Commonwealth, or of a State or Territory, that is responsible for or otherwise concerned with the regulation of providers.
(2) However, subsection (1) does not override section 488.
Note: Section 488 prohibits the disclosure etc. of movement records except in limited circumstances.
(3) In this section:
"provider " has the same meaning as in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 .