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The Assembly Learning Grants and Loans (Higher Education) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Title, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Revocation, savings and transitional provisions

  3. PART 2 ELIGIBILITY

    1. 4.Eligible students

    2. 5.Designated courses

    3. 6.Period of eligibility

    4. 7.Previous study

    5. 8.Transfer of status

  4. PART 3 APPLYING FOR SUPPORT AND PROVISION OF INFORMATION

    1. 9.Applications for support

    2. 10.Time limits

    3. 11.Information

  5. PART 4 GRANTS AND LOANS FOR FEES

    1. Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISION

      1. 12.Fee Support Generally

      2. 13.Students becoming eligible during the course of an academic year

      3. 14.Events

    2. Chapter 2 GRANTS FOR FEES

      1. 15.Grants for fees: qualifying conditions for old system eligible students

      2. 16.Amount of grants for fees at a publicly funded institution and at a private institution on behalf of a publicly funded institution: old system eligible students

      3. 17.Amount of the grant for fees at a private institution: old system eligible students

      4. 18.New fee grant

    3. Chapter 3 LOANS FOR FEES

      1. 19.General qualifying conditions for loans for fees

      2. 20.Fee contribution loans (for old system eligible students)

      3. 21.Fee loans: new system eligible students not qualifying for new fee grant

      4. 22.Fee loans: Students qualifying for new fee grant

  6. PART 5 GRANTS FOR LIVING COSTS

    1. 23.General qualifying conditions for grants for living costs

    2. 24.Grants for disabled students' living costs

    3. 25.Grants for dependants — general

    4. 26.Grants for dependants — adult dependants' grant

    5. 27.Grants for dependants — childcare grant

    6. 28.Grants for dependants — parents' learning allowance

    7. 29.Grants for dependants — calculations

    8. 30.Grants for dependants — interpretation

    9. 31.Qualifying conditions for the grant for travel

    10. 32.Amount of the grant for travel

    11. 33.Deductions from the grant for travel

    12. 34.Interpretation

    13. 35.Higher education grants

    14. 36.Maintenance grant

    15. 37.Special Support Grant

  7. PART 6 LOANS FOR LIVING COSTS

    1. 38.Qualifying conditions for loans for living costs

    2. 39.Maximum amount of loans for old system eligible students with full entitlement

    3. 40.Maximum amount of loans for new system eligible students with full entitlement

    4. 41.(1) This regulation applies to a type 1 or type...

    5. 42.Students with reduced entitlement

    6. 43.Students residing with parents

    7. 44.Loans for living costs payable in respect of three quarters of the academic year

    8. 45.Students falling into more than one category

    9. 46.Students becoming eligible during the course of an academic year

    10. 47.Increases in maximum amount

    11. 48.Deductions from loans for living costs

    12. 49.Interpretation of Part 6

  8. PART 7 GENERAL LOAN PROVISIONS

    1. 50.Additional amount of loans

    2. 51.Interest

  9. PART 8 COLLEGE FEE LOANS

    1. 52.A college fee loan is available to an eligible student...

  10. PART 9 FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

    1. 53.Calculation of contribution

    2. 54.Application of contribution

  11. PART 10 PAYMENTS

    1. 55.Payment of grants or loans for fees

    2. 56.Payment of grants for living costs

    3. 57.Provision of United Kingdom national insurance number

    4. 58.Information requirements

    5. 59.Payment of loans for living costs

    6. 60.Overpayments

    7. 61.Payments — interpretation

  12. PART 11 SUPPORT FOR FULL-TIME DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES

    1. 62.Eligible distance learning students

    2. 63.Students becoming eligible during the course of the academic year

    3. 64.Designated distance learning courses

    4. 65.Period of eligibility

    5. 66.Support for distance learning courses

    6. 67.Amount of support

    7. 68.Interpretation of regulation 67

    8. 69.Grant for disabled distance learning students' living costs

    9. 70.Applications for support

    10. 71.Declarations provided by academic authorities

    11. 72.Information

    12. 73.Transfer of status

    13. 74.Conversion of status — eligible students transferring to designated distance learning courses

    14. 75.Conversion of status — eligible distance learning students transferring to designated courses

    15. 76.Payment of grants for fees

    16. 77.Payment of grants for books, travel and other expenditure and grants for disabled distance learning students' living costs

    17. 78.Overpayments

  13. PART 12 SUPPORT FOR PART-TIME COURSES

    1. 79.Eligible part-time students

    2. 80.Designated part-time courses

    3. 81.Period of eligibility

    4. 82.Support for part-time courses

    5. 83.Grants for disabled part-time students' living costs

    6. 84.Part-time grants for dependants — general

    7. 85.(1) The part-time grants for dependants consist of the following...

    8. 86.Part-time adult dependants' grant

    9. 87.Part-time childcare grant

    10. 88.Part-time parents' learning allowance

    11. 89.Part-time grants for dependants — initial calculations

    12. 90.Part-time grants for dependants — interpretation

    13. 91.Part-time grants for dependants — calculation of contribution

    14. 92.Part-time grants for dependants — application of contribution

    15. 93.Part-time grants for dependants — final calculation

    16. 94.Applications for support

    17. 95.Assistance with fees in respect of attendance on a course in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland

    18. 96.Information and other matters

    19. 97.Transfer of status

    20. 98.Conversion of status

    21. 99.Payment of support to eligible part-time students

    22. 100.(1) Subject to the following paragraphs, the Welsh Ministers may...

    23. 101.Payment of grants for fees

    24. 102.Overpayments

  14. PART 13 SUPPORT FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    1. 103.Eligible postgraduate students

    2. 104.Designated postgraduate courses

    3. 105.Period of eligibility

    4. 106.Transfer of status

    5. 107.Applications for support

    6. 108.Information

    7. 109.Amount of grant

    8. 110.Payment of grant

    9. 111.Overpayments

  15. PART 14 AMENDMENT OF THE 2008 REGULATIONS

    1. 112.Amendment of the 2008 Regulations

  16. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Eligible Students

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Categories

        1. 2.Persons who are settled in the United Kingdom

        2. 3.A person who— (a) is settled in the United Kingdom...

        3. 4.Refugees and their family members

        4. 5.Persons with leave to enter or remain and their family members

        5. 6.Workers, employed persons, self-employed persons and their family members

        6. 7.A person who— (a) is ordinarily resident in Wales on...

        7. 8.Persons who are settled in the United Kingdom and have exercised a right of residence elsewhere

        8. 9.EC nationals

        9. 10.(1) A person who— (a) is an EC national other...

        10. 11.Children of Swiss nationals

        11. 12.Children of Turkish workers

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DESIGNATED COURSES

      1. 1.A first degree course.

      2. 2.A course for the Diploma of Higher Education.

      3. 3.A course for the Higher National Diploma or Higher National...

      4. 4.A course for the certificate of Higher Education.

      5. 5.A course for the initial training of teachers.

      6. 6.A course for the further training of youth and community...

      7. 7.A course in preparation for a professional examination of a...

      8. 8.A course— (a) providing education (whether or not in preparation...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INFORMATION

      1. 1.Every applicant, eligible student, eligible part-time student and eligible postgraduate...

      2. 2.Every applicant, eligible student, eligible part-time student and eligible postgraduate...

      3. 3.Information provided to the Welsh Ministers under these Regulations must...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COLLEGE FEE LOANS

      1. 1.Availability of college fee loans

      2. 2.A person qualifies for a college fee loan if he...

      3. 3.An eligible student who falls within paragraph 9 of Part...

      4. 4.Disabled students

      5. 5.Students becoming eligible during the course of an academic year

      6. 6.The events are— (a) the student, his or her spouse,...

      7. 7.A college fee loan is available in respect of each...

      8. 8.Where a qualifying student is allowed to study the content...

      9. 9.In this Schedule “standard academic year” (“blwyddyn academaidd safonol”) means...

      10. 10.To receive a college fee loan, a qualifying student must...

      11. 11.Amount of the college fee loan

      12. 12.Transfers

      13. 13.Payment

      14. 14.Conditions of entitlement to payment of college fee loan

      15. 15.Information requirements

      16. 16.Overpayment

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

      1. 1.Definitions

      2. 2.Independent eligible student

      3. 3.Household income

      4. 4.Calculation of eligible student’s residual income

      5. 5.Calculation of parent’s residual income

      6. 6.Calculation of eligible student’s partner’s residual income

      7. 7.Calculation of parent’s partner’s residual income

      8. 8.Calculation of contribution — old system eligible students

      9. 9.Calculation of contribution — new system eligible students

      10. 10.Split contributions

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT — PART-TIME GRANTS FOR DEPENDANTS

      1. 1.Definitions

      2. 2.Household income

      3. 3.Calculation of eligible part-time student’s residual income

      4. 4.Calculation of eligible part-time student’s partner’s residual income

      5. 5.Calculation of contribution

      6. 6.Split contributions

  17. Explanatory Note

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