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The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 and shall come into force on 20th October 1999.

(2) In these Regulations, “the principal Regulations” means the Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 1999(1).

Amendment of regulation 6 of the principal Regulations

2.  In regulation 6(11) of the principal Regulations (application for loans), for the words “received at least one instalment of his loan”, there is substituted “submitted an application for a loan in accordance with paragraph (1)”.

Amendment of regulation 10 of the principal Regulations

3.  In regulation 10 of the principal Regulations (maximum amount of loans)–

(a)in paragraphs (9) and (10) after the word “student” where it first occurs, there is inserted “(other than an eligible student to whom paragraph (11) applies)”; and

(b)in paragraph 11(b), for the words “Students' Allowances (Scotland) Regulations 1996” there is substituted “Students' Allowances (Scotland) Regulations 1999(2)”.

Amendment of regulation 12 of the principal Regulations

4.  In regulation 12(2) of the principal Regulations (hardship loans), for “£250” there is substituted “£500”, and for “£25” there is substituted “£100”.

Amendment of regulation 13 of the principal Regulations

5.  In regulation 13 of the principal Regulations (payment of loans)–

(a)in paragraph (1), after the word “times” there is inserted “and in such number of instalments (which need not be of equal amounts)”;

(b)paragraphs (2) and (3) are deleted;

(c)in paragraph (10), for the words “may only pay the additional loan in instalments in accordance with paragraph (3), paying” there is substituted “shall pay”; and

(d)in paragraph (11)(a), the words from “so that the instalments” to the end of the paragraph shall be omitted.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


19th October 1999

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