In this Act:
amendment reference means the reference under section 6 (2).
continuing VET matter has the meaning given in section 5.
express amendment of the national VET legislation means the direct amendment of the text of the national VET legislation (whether by the insertion, omission, repeal, substitution or relocation of words or matter) by another Commonwealth Act, but does not include the enactment by a Commonwealth Act of a provision that has or will have substantive effect otherwise than as part of the text of the national VET legislation.
initial reference means the reference under section 6 (1).
initial VET matters has the meaning given in section 4.
national VET instrument means any instrument (whether or not of a legislative character) that is made or issued under the national VET legislation.
national VET legislation means Commonwealth Acts enacted in the terms, or substantially in the terms, of the tabled text and as in force from time to time.
tabled text means the text of the following proposed Bills for Commonwealth Acts:Vocational Education and Training (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2010 of that State in the Legislative Assembly.