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Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

Part 1 Preliminary


1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Definitions

                   In this Act:

Chair means the Chair of Infrastructure Australia.

COAG means the Council of Australian Governments.

full-time Chair means a Chair appointed on a full-time basis.

Infrastructure Australia means the body established by section 4.

Infrastructure Coordinator means the Infrastructure Coordinator established by section 27 .

member means a member of Infrastructure Australia and includes the Chair.

nationally significant infrastructure includes:

                     (a)  transport infrastructure; and

                     (b)  energy infrastructure; and

                     (c)  communications infrastructure; and

                     (d)  water infrastructure;

in which investment or further investment will materially improve national productivity.

part-time Chair means a Chair appointed on a part-time basis.