(1) This Division applies to a * government entity that is:
(a) a Department of State of a State or Territory; or
(b) an organisation, established by a State or Territory, of a kind referred to in paragraph (e) of the definition of government entity in section 41 of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999 ;
as if the government entity were an * associate of:
(c) that State or Territory; and
(d) every other Department of State of that State or Territory, or organisation, established by that State or Territory, of a kind referred to in paragraph (e) of that definition; and
(e) any other associate of that State or Territory.
(2) However, this Division does not apply to a supply or acquisition if a payment for the supply or acquisition is covered by subsection 9-17(3) or (4).