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EDUCATION ACT 1990 - SECT 83J
Recovery of amounts from schools
83J Recovery of amounts from schools
(1) The Minister may recover the amount of any financial assistance provided
by the Minister to or for the benefit of a school (whether under this Division
or otherwise) if the financial assistance was provided in respect of a period
when the school operated for profit or was a non-compliant school.
amount of costs under section 83I (3) that is not paid by a school or the
proprietor of a school may be recovered by the Minister as if it were
financial assistance provided under this Division to the school when the
school was a non-compliant school.
(3) The Minister may recover an amount
under this section--
(a) as a debt in a court of competent jurisdiction, or
(b) by reducing future amounts of financial assistance payable by the Minister
to or for the benefit of the school concerned, or both.
(4) A school, the
proprietor of a school and any system, authority, person or body referred to
in section 83B(6)(b) to which an amount recoverable under this section (or
part of the amount) was paid are jointly and severally liable for repayment of
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