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42A Definitions

In this Part:
"child" means a child of a class (such as children of a specified age group) prescribed by the regulations.
"child at risk", in relation to a vaccine preventable disease, means a child enrolled at a school or child care facility for whom no immunisation certificate or evidence of immunisation has been lodged or produced to the principal of the school or director of the facility which shows that the child has been immunised against, or has acquired immunity by infection from, the disease.
"child care facility" means:

(a) a children's service to which Chapter 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 applies, or
(b) a service or facility of a class declared by the regulations to be a child care facility for the purposes of this Part.
"director" of a child care facility means the person in charge of the facility.
"immunisation" means the process of administering to a person, either orally or parenterally, a substance registered as a vaccine in the part of the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods maintained under section 17 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 of the Commonwealth relating to registered goods.
"immunisation certificate" means a certificate in the approved form in which a medical practitioner, or a person of a class specified by the Director-General, certifies the immunisation status of a child, and includes a photocopy or a duplicate of such a certificate.
"immunisation status" of a child means whether or not the child has been immunised against, or has acquired immunity by infection from, all or specified vaccine preventable diseases.
"parent" of a child includes a guardian or other person having the care or custody of the child.
"school" means:
(a) a government school established under the Education Reform Act 1990 , or
(b) a non-government school registered under that Act.
"vaccine preventable disease" means measles, diphtheria, whooping cough, poliomyelitis, tetanus, mumps, rubella or any other disease specified in the regulations as a vaccine preventable disease for the purposes of this Part.

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