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Pig Industry Bill 2001

Part 2 Interpretation

   

7   Definitions

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

asset means:

                     (a)  any legal or equitable estate or interest in real or personal property, whether actual, contingent or prospective; and

                     (b)  any right, power, privilege or immunity, whether actual, contingent or prospective.

award has the same meaning as in the Workplace Relations Act 1996 .

combined service period , in relation to an employee, means the total of:

                     (a)  the period that is, immediately before the transfer time, the employee’s period of service for the purposes of the Long Service Leave Act; and

                     (b)  the period during which the employee continues to be an employee of the industry services body.

DFRDB Act means the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973 .

eligible body has the meaning given by subsection 9(1).

employee :

                     (a)  in relation to the Australian Pork Corporation, means a person who was an officer or employee immediately before the transfer time; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Pig Research and Development Corporation, means a person who was an officer or employee (including the Executive Director) immediately before the transfer time.

funding contract means a contract under section 9.

industry services body means the body declared as the industry services body under section 11.

instrument means:

                     (a)  an Act or any instrument under an Act; or

                     (b)  any other document.

Levies Collection Act means the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991 .

liability means any liability, duty or obligation, whether actual, contingent or prospective.

Long Service Leave Act means the Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976 , as in force immediately before the transfer time.

marketing payments means payments referred to in paragraph 9(1)(a).

matching payments means payments referred to in paragraph 9(1)(c).

Maternity Leave Act means the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 , as in force immediately before the transfer time.

Presiding Officer means:

                     (a)  in relation to the House of Representatives—the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Senate—the President of the Senate.

R&D payments means payments referred to in paragraph 9(1)(b).

SRC Act means the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 , as in force immediately before the transfer time.

statutory authority means:

                     (a)  the Australian Pork Corporation; or

                     (b)  the Pig Research and Development Corporation.

successor body has the meaning given by section 14.

transferring employee means a person who:

                     (a)  was an employee of a statutory authority immediately before the transfer time; and

                     (b)  becomes an employee of the successor body at the transfer time.

transfer time means the time declared as the transfer time under section 13.