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4 Definitions

In this Act, except in so far as the context or subject-matter otherwise indicates or requires:

"employment" means employment:

(a) under a contract of service,
(b) under a contract for services, or
(c) as an agent remunerated wholly or partly by commission.

"output" , in relation to an instrument or apparatus, includes a reproduction of, extract from, summary of, or paraphrase of, output from the instrument or apparatus.

"prohibited purpose" means any purpose connected with:
(a) matters relating to employment, including:
(i) an application for, or offer of, employment,
(ii) honesty and other matters related to character,
(iii) terms of employment,
(iv) promotion, increments and other employment-related benefits,
(v) transfer of employment,
(vi) training in or for employment, or
(vii) continuation of employment,
(b) consideration of the acceptance of risk under a proposal for a contract of, or policy of, insurance,
(c) consideration of a claim under a policy of insurance,
(d) payment of compensation for loss or damage, whether under a policy of insurance or otherwise,
(e) an application for any form of financial accommodation, or
(f) establishing whether or not a person is guilty of an act or omission that is punishable by a fine or imprisonment.

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