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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 4.3.17

Registration conditions

    (1)     Registration of an RTO under this Division is subject to—

        (a)     conditions imposed under subsection (2); and

        (b)     registered conditions imposed—

              (i)     under section 4.3.16(6) or 4.3.21(2); or

              (ii)     by another registering body under a provision of a corresponding law corresponding to section 4.3.21(2)(a).

    (2)     For an RTO registered under section 4.3.16, the following conditions are imposed for the RTO's period of registration

S. 4.3.17(2)(a) substituted by No. 45/2021 s. 19.

        (a)     subject to section 4.3.17A, the RTO must comply with requirements stated to apply to an RTO under the RTO standards;

        (b)     the RTO must give notice to the Authority of the following matters as soon as practicable after they happen—

              (i)     any substantial change to the RTO's control, management or operations;

              (ii)     any matter the RTO standards state the RTO must give notice of to the Authority;

        (c)     the RTO—

              (i)     must submit to any compliance audit conducted by the Authority under section 4.3.25; and

              (ii)     if a particular compliance audit shows the RTO does not comply with the RTO standards (other than the legislative compliance standard), must take all necessary steps to comply with the standards;

        (d)     the RTO must submit to any compliance audit conducted by another registering body under a provision of a corresponding law corresponding to section 4.3.26;

S. 4.3.17
(2)(da) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 16(1).

        (da)     the RTO must pay the fees for registration fixed by the Minister;

        (e)     the RTO must not contravene a provision of this Act or a corresponding law;

        (f)     the RTO must give to the Authority any information about any of its operations reasonably required by the Authority;

        (g)     the RTO must give to the Authority any information reasonably required by it relating to a registered condition imposed by the Authority under section 4.3.21;

        (h)     the RTO must give to another registering body any information reasonably required by the other registering body under a provision of a corresponding law corresponding to section 4.3.21(2)(a).

S. 4.3.17(2A) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 16(2).

    (2A)     The conditions imposed by the Authority under section 4.3.16(6) or 4.3.21(2) must—

        (a)     relate to the obligations of an RTO under this Act or the regulations or the RTO standards; and

        (b)     be imposed for the purpose of—

              (i)     improving compliance with those obligations; or

              (ii)     preventing, or minimising the risk of, non-compliance with those obligations; or

              (iii)     protecting the interests of students enrolled with the RTO or the public interest.

Note

Section 4.3.12A refers to the intent of this Division, which is to establish a scheme for the registration and regulation of vocational education and training organisations that is consistent with, and implements, the AQTF.

S. 4.3.17(2B) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 16(2).

    (2B)     Conditions may be imposed under section 4.3.16(6) on or during the period of registration.

S. 4.3.17(2C) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 16(2).

    (2C)     The conditions imposed under section 4.3.16(6) may be conditions that apply to a particular RTO or that apply generally to RTOs or a class of RTOs.

S. 4.3.17(2D) inserted by No. 71/2010 s. 16(2).

    (2D)     The Authority must give an RTO or RTOs 28 days to make written submissions on a proposal to impose a condition on the registration of the RTO or RTOs during the period of registration and must consider any submissions before deciding whether or not to impose the condition.

    (3)     Conditions mentioned in subsections (1) and (2) to which an RTO is subject apply in relation to the operations of the RTO in every jurisdiction, unless the contrary intention appears.

    (4)     An RTO must not contravene a condition of its registration.

    (5)     It is declared that a condition to which an RTO registered by another registering body is expressed to be subject in Victoria under a provision of a corresponding law corresponding to subsection (3) has effect for Victoria.

S. 4.3.17A inserted by No. 45/2021 s. 20.



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