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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 60
(1) In this Part--
"community organisation" means any of the following that organises the doing
of community work by volunteers and that is capable of being sued for damages
in civil proceedings--
(a) a body corporate,
(b) a church or other religious
(c) an authority of the State.
"community work" means work that is not for private financial gain and that is
done for a charitable, benevolent, philanthropic, sporting, educational or
cultural purpose, and includes work declared by the regulations to be
community work but does not include work declared by the regulations not to be
"organised" includes directed or supervised.
"volunteer" means a person who does community work on a voluntary basis.
"work" includes any activity.
(2) For the purposes of this Part--
community work done by a person under an order of a court is not to be
regarded as work done on a voluntary basis, and
(b) community work for which
a person receives remuneration by way of reimbursement of the person's
reasonable expenses in doing the work, or within limits prescribed by the
regulations, is to be regarded as work done on a voluntary basis.
regulation declaring work to be community work may be expressed to extend to
apply in respect of civil liability for an act or omission occurring before
the commencement of the regulation, except in a case in which proceedings to
recover damages for the act or omission were commenced in a court before that
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