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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 49C

PART 10C - Child Abuse – Liability of Organisations Division 1 - Preliminary Interpretation of Part 10C

In this Part –
child means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years;
exercise includes perform;
function includes a power, authority or duty;
organisation means any organisation, whether incorporated or not, and includes a public sector body but does not include the State;
public sector body means –
(a) an Agency within the meaning of the State Service Act 2000 ; and
(b) a Government Business Enterprise within the meaning of the Government Business Enterprises Act 1995 ; and
(c) a State-owned company; and
(d) a statutory authority; and
(e) a council; and
(f) a single authority, controlling authority or joint authority established under Part 3 of the Local Government Act 1993 ; and
(g) a body (however described) that has been superseded by a body referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f); and
(h) a body (however described) that is referred to in another paragraph of this definition and that has been abolished;
State-owned company means a company that is incorporated under the Corporations Act and that is controlled –
(a) by the Crown, a Minister of the Crown, a Government Business Enterprise or a statutory authority; or
(b) by another company that is so controlled;
statutory authority means a body or authority, whether incorporated or not, that is established or constituted by or under an Act or under the royal prerogative, being a body or authority which, or of which the governing authority, wholly or partly comprises a person or persons appointed by the Governor, a Minister or another statutory authority.



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