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    In this Division, unless the contrary intention appears:

"aircraft" includes aeroplanes, seaplanes, airships, balloons or any other means of aerial locomotion.

"Australian aircraft" means an aircraft that:

  (a)   is an Australian aircraft as defined in the Civil Aviation Act 1988 ; or

  (b)   is not registered under the law of a foreign country and is either wholly owned by, or solely operated by:

  (i)   one or more residents of Australia; or

  (ii)   one or more Australian nationals; or

  (iii)   one or more residents of Australia and one or more Australian nationals.

For the purposes of this definition, Australian national and resident of Australia have the same meanings as in the Shipping Registration Act 1981 .

"Commonwealth aircraft" means an aircraft that is in the service of the Commonwealth and displaying the ensign or insignia prescribed for the purposes of the definition of Commonwealth aircraft in subsection   4(1) of the Customs Act 1901 .

"goods" includes a document.

"this Act" includes regulations made under this Act.

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