(1) The Secretary must allocate the following students with a Victorian student number as soon as is practicable—
(a) any student who, immediately before the commencement date, was enrolled with an education or training provider and is still enrolled with that provider;
(b) any student who, immediately before the commencement date, was registered for home schooling by the Authority and is still registered for home schooling.
(2) On allocating a Victorian student number under subsection (1), the Secretary must notify the relevant education or training provider or the Authority (as the case requires) of the Victorian student number allocated to the student.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply if—
(a) the Secretary has previously allocated the student with a Victorian student number under section 5.3A.5(1); or
(b) the student—
(i) is no longer enrolled with any education or training provider; or
(ii) has ceased to be registered for home schooling.
S. 5.3A.18 inserted by No. 19/2008 s. 11.