In this Act:
"applicant" in proceedings means a person who institutes the proceedings.
"application" means an application (however described) by which civil proceedings are instituted.
"civil penalty provision" means a civil penalty provision however described.
"Commonwealth authority" means a body corporate established for a public purpose by or under a law of the Commonwealth.
"eligible court" means the following:
(a) the Federal Court of Australia;
(b) the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
"excluded proceedings" means proceedings that are excluded proceedings under Part 4.
"genuine steps statement" :
(a) for an applicant--see section 6;
(b) for a respondent--see section 7.
"lawyer" has the same meaning as in the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 .
"respondent" in proceedings means a person against whom the proceedings are instituted.