Request for tax file number
(1) The Secretary may request, but not compel, a person who is a category 2 student and is obtaining financial supplement:
(a) if the person has a tax file number--to give the Secretary a written statement of the person's tax file number; or
(b) if the person does not have a tax file number:
(i) to apply to the Commissioner of Taxation for a tax file number; and
(ii) to give the Secretary a written statement of the person's tax file number after the Commissioner has issued it.
Failure to satisfy request
(2) A person is not eligible to obtain financial supplement if, at the end of 28 days after a request is made:
(a) the person has failed to satisfy the request; and
(b) the Secretary has not exempted the person from having to satisfy the request.