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GOVERNMENT SECTOR EMPLOYMENT REGULATION 2014 - REG 3

Definitions

3 Definitions

(1) In this Regulation:

"agency head" means:
(a) in relation to a Public Service employee--the head of the Public Service agency in which the employee is employed, or
(b) in relation to an employee of a government sector agency other than a Public Service agency--the head of that agency.
Section 3 of the Act provides that the head of any such government sector agency that is not a Public Service agency is the person who exercises employer functions in relation to the employees concerned. Accordingly, the following are relevant agency heads:
(a) the Teaching Service--the Secretary of the Department of Education and Communities,
(b) the NSW Police Force--the Commissioner of Police,
(c) the NSW Health Service--the Secretary of the Ministry of Health,
(d) the Transport Service of New South Wales--the Secretary of the Department of Transport.

"employer" of a Health Service senior executive means the person who, in accordance with section 116 of the Health Services Act 1997 , exercises employer functions in relation to the executive.

"former Act" means the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 .

"government sector employee" means a person who is employed in a government sector agency.

"Health Secretary" means the Secretary of the Ministry of Health.

"Health Service senior executive" means a person employed in the NSW Health Service as a NSW Health Service senior executive.

"Industrial Relations Secretary" has the same meaning as in section 49 of the Act.

"NSW Police Force senior executive" means a person employed in the NSW Police Force as a NSW Police Force senior executive.

"Public Service non-executive employee" means an employee referred to in Division 5 of Part 4 of the Act.

"Public Service senior executive" means the Secretary of a Department and any other Public Service employee to whom Division 4 of Part 4 of the Act applies.

"State industrial instrument" means an industrial instrument within the meaning of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 .

"the Act" (or the
"new Act" ) means the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 .

"Transport Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department of Transport.

"Transport Service senior executive" means a person employed in the Transport Service as a Transport Service senior executive.

"Transport Service senior manager" means a person employed in the Transport Service as a Transport Service senior manager.
Note : The Act and the Interpretation Act 1987 contain definitions and other provisions that affect the interpretation and application of this Regulation.
(2) Notes included in this Regulation do not form part of this Regulation.



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