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3 Definitions

(1) In this Act:

"approved form" means a form approved by the Minister.

"certified debt" , in relation to an unpaid person, means the amount specified in a debt certificate as being owed to the unpaid person.

"contract" means an express or implied contract, whether or not in writing.

"debt certificate" means a certificate issued under section 7.

"defaulting contractor" --see section 5.

"discharge notice" means a notice referred to in section 13.

"notice of claim" means a notice referred to in section 6.

"principal" --see section 5.

"unpaid person" --see section 5.
(2) This Act applies to a debt that is owed partially for work carried out and partially for materials supplied in the same way as it applies to a debt that is owed solely for work carried out or solely for materials supplied.
(3) A reference in this Act:
(a) to the carrying out of work includes a reference to construction work (within the meaning of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 ) carried out or undertaken to be carried out under a construction contract within the meaning of that Act, and
(b) to the supply of materials includes a reference to related goods and services (within the meaning of that Act) supplied or undertaken to be supplied under any such contract.

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