adjoining, in relation to an area, means abutting or separated only by a public reserve, road, river, watercourse, or tidal or non-tidal water, or other like division.
alcohol means ethanol, any liquid containing ethanol and any liquor within the meaning of the Liquor Act 2007.
alcohol-free zone means a zone operating under Part 4 of Chapter 16 as an alcohol-free zone.
amusement device means an amusement device that are plant affecting public safety within the meaning of section 135 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000, and includes any other device that is declared by the regulations to be an amusement device for the purposes of this Act.
applicable filming protocol, in relation to a council, is defined in section 119D.
approval means an approval that is in force under this Act.
approved fee means:
(a) in relation to a fee to which Division 2 of Part 10 of Chapter 15 applies, a fee determined by the council in accordance with that Division, or
(b) in relation to a fee to which Division 3 of Part 10 of Chapter 15 applies:(i) the fee prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used or determined by the council in accordance with any such regulations, or(ii) if no such regulations are in force, the fee (if any) determined by the Director-General for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used, or(iii) if no such regulations are in force and no fee is determined by the Director-General, the fee (if any) determined by the council for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used.
approved form means:
(a) the form prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used, or
(b) if no such form is prescribed, the form (if any) approved by the Director-General for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used, or
(c) if no such form is prescribed and no form is approved by the Director-General, the form approved by the council for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used.
approved standards means:
(a) the standards prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used, or
(b) if no such standards are prescribed, the standards (if any) determined by the Director-General for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used, or
(c) if no such standards are prescribed or determined by the Director-General, the standards (if any) determined by the council for the purposes of the provision in relation to which the expression is used.
area means an area as constituted under Division 1 of Part 1 of Chapter 9.
associated structure means:
(a) a carport, garage, shed, pergola, verandah or other structure designed to enhance the amenity of a moveable dwelling and attached to or integrated with, or located on the same site as, the dwelling concerned, or
(b) a separating wall between 2 moveable dwellings.
Australian Statistician means the Australian Statistician referred to in section 5 (2) of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975 of the Commonwealth.
authorised person means:
(a) an employee of a council generally or specially authorised by the council in respect of or whose duty it is to deal with, or to act in regard to, any acts, matters or things in relation to which the expression is used, or
(b) a police officer.
authority, in Part 3 of Chapter 14, means the Ombudsman, the Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Commissioner of Police or the Director of Public Prosecutions.
base amount of a rate means a base amount specified in a resolution of a council under section 537.
Boundaries Commission means the Local Government Boundaries Commission constituted under this Act.
builder means the person who is employed to build or to execute work on a building, or, where no person is so employed, the owner of the building.
building includes part of a building and any structure or part of a structure, but does not include a moveable dwelling or associated structure or part of a moveable dwelling or associated structure.
bushland means land on which there is vegetation which is either a remainder of the natural vegetation of the land or, if altered, is still representative of the structure and floristics of the natural vegetation.
business day means any day except Saturday or Sunday or any other day the whole or part of which is observed as a public or bank holiday throughout New South Wales.
carry out an activity includes to organise, arrange for or otherwise cause the activity to be carried out.
catchment district means a district proclaimed to be a catchment district under section 128.
city means an area constituted as a city under Division 1 of Part 1 of Chapter 9.
civic office means the office of councillor or mayor or, in the case of a county council, the office of chairperson or member.
closing date, in relation to an election or poll, means the date prescribed by the regulations for the closing of the roll of electors for the election or poll.
coastal hazard has the same meaning it has in the Coastal Protection Act 1979.
coastal protection service means a service:
(a) to maintain and repair coastal protection works, or
(b) to manage the impacts of such works (such as changed or increased beach erosion elsewhere),but does not include a service that relates to emergency coastal protection works.
coastal protection works means activities or works to reduce the impact of coastal hazards on land adjacent to tidal waters and includes seawalls, revetments, groynes and beach nourishment.
common has the same meaning as in the Commons Management Act 1989.
common, as defined in the Commons Management Act 1989, means:(a) a parcel of land which, on or before 1 February 1909, had, by any instrument made by the Governor, been set aside as a common for the use of the inhabitants of any specified locality or the cultivators or farmers of any locality in which the parcel of land is situated, or(b) any parcel of land which, after that date, has been set aside by the Governor or the Minister as a common or for pasturage for the use of the inhabitants of a specified locality,but does not include such a parcel where the setting aside of the common has been revoked or otherwise terminated.
Commonwealth Act, in Part 11 of Chapter 15, means the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1986 of the Commonwealth.
community land means land that is classified as community land under Division 1 of Part 2 of Chapter 6.
(a) means the council of an area, and includes an administrator, and
(b) in Part 11 of Chapter 15, includes the Lord Howe Island Board constituted under the Lord Howe Island Act 1953.
councillor means a person elected or appointed to civic office, and includes a mayor.
county council means a county council established under Part 5 of Chapter 12.
Crown includes any statutory body representing the Crown.
Crown land has the same meaning as in the Crown Lands Act 1989.
Crown land, as defined in the Crown Lands Act 1989, means land that is vested in the Crown or was acquired under the Closer Settlement Acts as in force before their repeal, not in either case being:(a) land dedicated for a public purpose, or(b) land that has been sold or lawfully contracted to be sold and in respect of which the purchase price or other consideration for the sale has been received by the Crown.
Crown reserve has the meaning given to reserve in section 78 of the Crown Lands Act 1989.
(a) a debt arising from a loan of money, or
(b) a debt arising from the supply of goods or services.
Department means the Department of Local Government.
Departmental representative means a person authorised under section 430.
deputy mayor includes Deputy Lord Mayor.
designated person has the meaning given in section 441.
Director-General means the Director-General of the Department.
domestic waste means waste on domestic premises of a kind and quantity ordinarily generated on domestic premises and includes waste that may be recycled, but does not include sewage.
domestic waste management services means services comprising the periodic collection of domestic waste from individual parcels of rateable land and services that are associated with those services.
drain means a drain for the carrying off of waters other than sewage.
dwelling, in Division 1 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, means a building or part of a building used as a place of dwelling.
effective date, in Division 1 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, has the meaning given to it in section 578.
(a) the first election for an area after its constitution, or
(b) an ordinary election, or
(c) a by-election to fill a casual vacancy, or
(d) a fresh election ordered under this Act as a consequence of the declaration of all civic offices in relation to a council to be vacant, or
(e) an election authorised under this Act for an area the council of which has been declared to be non-functioning.
elector means a person who is entitled to vote in an election.
Electoral Commissioner means the person for the time being holding or acting in the office of Electoral Commissioner under the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912.
electoral offence means an electoral offence under this Act.
eligible pensioner, in Division 1 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, in relation to a rate or charge levied on land on which a dwelling is situated means a person:
(a) who is a member of a class of persons prescribed by the regulations, and
(b) who occupies that dwelling as his or her sole or principal place of living.
emergency coastal protection works has the same meaning as in the Coastal Protection Act 1979.
environmental planning instrument has the same meaning as in the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
environmental planning instrument, as defined in the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, means a State environmental planning policy, a regional environmental plan, or a local environmental plan, and except where otherwise expressly provided by that Act, includes a deemed environmental planning instrument.
deemed environmental planning instrument, as defined in that Act, means a former planning instrument referred to in clause 2 of Schedule 3 to the Miscellaneous Acts (Planning) Repeal and Amendment Act 1979 and includes an instrument referred to in clause 3 (2) of that Schedule.
erection, in relation to building, includes any structural work and any alteration, addition or rebuilding.
exercise of a function includes, where the function is a duty, the performance of the duty.
filming means recording images (whether on film or video tape or electronically or by other means) for exhibition or broadcast (such as by cinema, television or the Internet or by other means) and includes such acts or things as may be prescribed by the regulations as being filming, but does not include:
(a) still photography, or
(b) video recording of a wedding ceremony or other private celebration or event principally for the purpose of making a record for the participants in the ceremony, celebration or event, or
(c) recording for the immediate purposes of a television program that provides information by way of current affairs or daily news, or
(d) any act or thing prescribed by the regulations as not being filming.
filming project means a project (such as a film, a documentary, an advertisement, a television program or a specified set of television programs) involving filming.
filming proposal means a proposal under section 115.
fittings, in relation to any premises connected to a water main or sewer, means all apparatus (other than pipes or fixtures) used or intended to be used in connection with the conveyance of water to, or of permitted discharges from, the premises.
fixtures, in relation to water supply, sewerage or drainage, means all apparatus (other than pipes or fittings) used or intended to be used for the collection or retention of water or permitted discharges for ultimate delivery into a sewer.
flooded, in relation to land, means inundated by waters derived from the runoff of rainfall on land.
free parking area means any area of public land (other than a public road) for the accommodation of vehicles without payment of a fee or charge, and includes any area of land the subject of an agreement referred to in section 650 (6).
function includes a power, authority and duty.
Grants Commission means the Local Government Grants Commission constituted under this Act.
group voting square means a square printed on a ballot-paper for an election above the names of the candidates included in a group who have duly requested a group voting square for the purposes of the election, as referred to in section 308A.
human waste means human faeces and urine.
human waste storage facility means a device for holding or disposing of human waste, including a cesspit, septic tank, septic closet, water closet, chemical closet, humus closet and combustion closet.
joint, in relation to owning, holding or occupying land, includes owning, holding or occupying in common.
jointly eligible occupier, in Division 1 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, in relation to a rate or charge in respect of which an eligible pensioner is jointly liable, means a person who:
(a) is the spouse or de facto partner of that eligible pensioner, or
(b) is another eligible pensioner, or
(c) if another eligible pensioner and his or her spouse or de facto partner have the same sole or principal place of dwelling, is the spouse or de facto partner of that other eligible pensioner,and whose sole or principal place of living is the same as that of that firstmentioned eligible pensioner.
(a) means:(i) the land value of the land as determined in accordance with the Valuation of Land Act 1916, except as provided by paragraph (b), or(ii) in the case of a stratum, the land value of the stratum as determined in accordance with the Valuation of Land Act 1916, and
(b) in Division 2 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, means:(i) except as provided by subparagraph (ii), the land value of the land after deducting from that land value the amount of any allowance made in respect of the land under Division 3 of Part 1B of the Valuation of Land Act 1916, or(ii) if the land is land to which section 598 applies, the land rating factor of the land determined in accordance with that section after deducting from that land rating factor the amount of any allowance made in respect of the land under Division 3 of Part 1B of the Valuation of Land Act 1916.
(a) includes an original lease, derivative lease or an under-lease or an agreement for any of them, and extends to any case where there is the relation of landlord and tenant, whether there is or is not any instrument in writing, and
(b) in relationship to Crown land, land owned by or vested in the Crown or land within a State forest, includes a licence, permit, permissive occupancy or authority (other than a licence issued under section 27A, 27B, 27C, 27G or 28 of the Forestry Act 1916, or a permit granted under section 31 (1), a permit to occupy land for bee-farming purposes granted under section 31 (1A) (b), or a permit granted under section 32B (1) or 32F (1), of that Act), and land occupied under a mineral claim under the Mining Act 1992 is taken for the purposes of this Act to be held under a lease by the person in lawful occupation, under the mineral claim, of the land.
(a) an original lessee, derivative lessee or under-lessee and any person deriving title under or from a lessee or under-lessee, and
(b) the holder of a mineral claim under the Mining Act 1992.
licensed premises means any premises to which a licence under the Liquor Act 2007 relates.
local environmental plan has the same meaning as it has in the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
manufactured home means a self-contained dwelling (that is, a dwelling that includes at least one kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living area and that also includes toilet and laundry facilities), being a dwelling:
(a) that comprises one or more major sections, and
(b) that is not a registrable vehicle within the meaning of the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1997,and includes any associated structures that form part of the dwelling.
manufactured home estate means land on which manufactured homes are, or are to be, erected.
marked roll means a roll marked in accordance with section 313.
mayor includes Lord Mayor.
mine means land, on or below the surface or partly on or partly below the surface, used or held for any mining purpose.
mortgage includes any charge whatever on land or an interest in land, however created, for the securing of money.
mortgagee includes every person entitled at law or in equity to a mortgage or any part of a mortgage.
moveable dwelling means:
(a) any tent, or any caravan or other van or other portable device (whether on wheels or not), used for human habitation, or
(b) a manufactured home, or
(c) any conveyance, structure or thing of a class or description prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
National Parks and Wildlife reserve means any land reserved or dedicated under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 other than a regional park under the care, control and management of a council.
newspaper means a paper containing news, which is printed, for sale or free distribution, at intervals not exceeding 26 days and which circulates within the area with respect to which the term is used.
notice includes notification, order, direction and demand.
notify means notify by publication in the Gazette or by such other method as may be prescribed by the regulations.
(a) a person having the charge, management or control of premises, and
(b) in the case of a building which is let out in separate occupancies or a lodging house which is let out to lodgers, the person receiving the rent payable by the tenants or lodgers, either on his or her own account or as the agent of another person,and, in the case of a vessel, means the master or other person in charge of the vessel.
operational land means land that is classified as operational land under Division 1 of Part 2 of Chapter 6.
(a) in relation to Crown land, means the Crown and includes:(i) a lessee of land from the Crown, and(ii) a person to whom the Crown has lawfully contracted to sell the land but in respect of which the purchase price or other consideration for the sale has not been received by the Crown, and
(b) in relation to land other than Crown land, includes:(i) every person who jointly or severally, whether at law or in equity, is entitled to the land for any estate of freehold in possession, and(ii) every such person who is entitled to receive, or is in receipt of, or if the land were let to a tenant would be entitled to receive, the rents and profits of the land, whether as beneficial owner, trustee, mortgagee in possession, or otherwise, and(iii) in the case of land that is the subject of a strata scheme under the Strata Schemes (Freehold Development) Act 1973 or the Strata Schemes (Leasehold Development) Act 1986, the owners corporation for that scheme constituted under the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996, and(iv) in the case of land that is a community, precinct or neighbourhood parcel within the meaning of the Community Land Development Act 1989, the association for the parcel, and(v) every person who by this Act is taken to be the owner, and
(c) in relation to land subject to a mining lease under the Mining Act 1992, includes the holder of the lease, and
(d) in Part 2 of Chapter 7, in relation to a building, means the owner of the building or the owner of the land on which the building is erected.
parcel of land, in relation to rateable land, means a portion or parcel of land separately valued under the Valuation of Land Act 1916.
park, in relation to land, means an area of open space used for recreation, not being bushland.
park, in relation to a vehicle, includes stand or wait.
parking authority for a person with disabilities means an authority issued by the Roads and Traffic Authority to a person with disabilities or to a person or organisation in respect of a vehicle used for the conveyance of persons with disabilities.
Pecuniary Interest and Disciplinary Tribunal means the Local Government Pecuniary Interest and Disciplinary Tribunal established under this Act.
person with disabilities means a person who is unable to walk or who is able to walk only short distances because of permanent loss of the use of one or both legs or other severe permanent medical or physical handicap.
place of shared accommodation includes a boarding house, a common lodging house, a house let in lodgings and a backpackers hostel.
plan of management means a plan of management adopted by a council under Division 2 of Part 2 of Chapter 6 and in force in relation to an area of public land.
police officer, in Part 4 of Chapter 16, does not include a special constable appointed under the Police Offences Act 1901.
political party means a body or organisation, whether or not incorporated, having as one of its objects or activities the promotion of the election to Parliament or to a council of a candidate or candidates endorsed by it or by a body or organisation of which it forms part.
premises means any of the following:
(a) a building of any description or any part of it and the appurtenances to it,
(b) land, whether built on or not,
(c) a shed or other structure,
(d) a tent,
(e) a swimming pool,
(f) a ship or vessel of any description (including a houseboat),
(g) a van.
principles of ecologically sustainable development means the following statements of principle:
Ecologically sustainable development requires the effective integration of economic and environmental considerations in decision-making processes. Ecologically sustainable development can be achieved through the implementation of the following principles and programs:(a) the precautionary principle—namely, that if there are threats of serious or irreversible environmental damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation.
In the application of the precautionary principle, public and private decisions should be guided by:(i) careful evaluation to avoid, wherever practicable, serious or irreversible damage to the environment, and(ii) an assessment of the risk-weighted consequences of various options,(b) inter-generational equity—namely, that the present generation should ensure that the health, diversity and productivity of the environment is maintained or enhanced for the benefit of future generations,(c) conservation of biological diversity and ecological integrity—namely, that conservation of biological diversity and ecological integrity should be a fundamental consideration,(d) improved valuation, pricing and incentive mechanisms—namely, that environmental factors should be included in the valuation of assets and services, such as:(i) polluter pays—that is, those who generate pollution and waste should bear the cost of containment, avoidance or abatement,(ii) the users of goods and services should pay prices based on the full life cycle of costs of providing goods and services, including the use of natural resources and assets and the ultimate disposal of any waste,(iii) environmental goals, having been established, should be pursued in the most cost effective way, by establishing incentive structures, including market mechanisms, that enable those best placed to maximise benefits or minimise costs to develop their own solutions and responses to environmental problems.
principles of multiculturalism means the principles set out in section 3 of the Community Relations Commission and Principles of Multiculturalism Act 2000.
private land means land the fee-simple of which is not vested in the Crown, and land that the Crown has lawfully contracted to sell.
Project Review Committee means the Local Government Project Review Committee established under section 400J.
public authority means a public authority constituted by or under an Act, a government department or a statutory body representing the Crown, and includes a person exercising any function on behalf of the authority, department or body and any person prescribed by the regulations to be a public authority.
public car park means any premises used for the purpose of accommodating vehicles of members of the public on payment of a fee, but does not include a pay parking space under the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999 prescribed by the regulations.
public inquiry means a public inquiry held under section 740.
public land means any land (including a public reserve) vested in or under the control of the council, but does not include:
(a) a public road, or
(b) land to which the Crown Lands Act 1989 applies, or
(c) a common, or
(d) land subject to the Trustees of Schools of Arts Enabling Act 1902, or
(e) a regional park under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
public meeting means an assembly held for a public purpose to which admission may ordinarily be gained by members of the public (whether or not on payment of money, or other consideration, as the price or condition of admission), but does not include an assembly held for the purpose of religious worship only.
public notice means public notice given as referred to in section 705.
public officer of a council means the public officer appointed under Chapter 11 for that council.
public place means:
(a) a public reserve, public bathing reserve, public baths or public swimming pool, or
(b) a public road, public bridge, public wharf or public road-ferry, or
(c) a Crown reserve comprising land reserved for future public requirements, or
(d) public land or Crown land that is not:(i) a Crown reserve (other than a Crown reserve that is a public place because of paragraph (a), (b) or (c)), or(ii) a common, or(iii) land subject to the Trustees of Schools of Arts Enabling Act 1902, or(iv) land that has been sold or leased or lawfully contracted to be sold or leased, or
(e) land that is declared by the regulations to be a public place for the purposes of this definition.
public-private partnership—see section 400B.
public reserve means:
(a) a public park, or
(b) any land conveyed or transferred to the council under section 340A of the Local Government Act 1919, or
(c) any land dedicated or taken to be dedicated as a public reserve under section 340C or 340D of the Local Government Act 1919, or
(d) any land dedicated or taken to be dedicated under section 49 or 50, or
(e) any land vested in the council, and declared to be a public reserve, under section 37AAA of the Crown Lands Consolidation Act 1913, or
(f) any land vested in the council, and declared to be a public reserve, under section 76 of the Crown Lands Act 1989, or
(g) a Crown reserve that is dedicated or reserved:(i) for public recreation or for a public cemetery, or(ii) for a purpose that is declared to be a purpose that falls within the scope of this definition by means of an order published in the Gazette by the Minister administering the Crown Lands Act 1989,being a Crown reserve in respect of which a council has been appointed as manager of a reserve trust for the reserve or for which no reserve trust has been established, or
(h) land declared to be a public reserve and placed under the control of a council under section 52 of the State Roads Act 1986, or
(i) land dedicated as a public reserve and placed under the control of a council under section 159 of the Roads Act 1993,and includes a public reserve of which a council has the control under section 344 of the Local Government Act 1919 or section 48, but does not include a common.
public road means a road which the public are entitled to use.
public wharf means a wharf, boat ramp, jetty or other structure that is situated in, on or over water and that the public are entitled to use.
quarter means a period of 3 months ending on 30 September, 31 December, 31 March or 30 June.
rateable land means land that is rateable to an ordinary rate or a special rate, or both.
rateable person includes the Crown in respect of rateable land owned by the Crown and means:
(a) an owner in any case where this Act provides that a rate is to be paid to the council by the owner, and
(b) a holder of a lease in any case where this Act provides that a rate is to be paid to the council by the holder of the lease.
relative, in relation to a person, means any of the following:
(a) the parent, grandparent, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, lineal descendant or adopted child of the person or of the person’s spouse or de facto partner,
(b) the spouse or de facto partner of the person or of a person referred to in paragraph (a).
Remuneration Tribunal means the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal established under this Act.
residential flat building means a building containing 2 or more dwellings.
(a) highway, street, lane, pathway, footpath, cycleway, thoroughfare, bridge, culvert, causeway, road-ferry, ford, crossing, by-pass and trackway, whether temporary or permanent, and
(b) any part of a road and any part of any thing referred to in paragraph (a), and
(c) any thing forming part of a road or any thing forming part of any thing referred to in paragraph (a).
rural land, in Division 2 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, means:
(a) a parcel of rateable land which is valued as one assessment and exceeds 8,000 square metres in area and which is wholly or mainly used for the time being by the occupier for carrying on one or more of the businesses or industries of grazing, animal feedlots, dairying, pig-farming, poultry farming, viticulture, orcharding, bee-keeping, horticulture, vegetable growing, the growing of crops of any kind or forestry, or
(b) an area which is wholly or mainly used for aquaculture within the meaning of the Fisheries Management Act 1994.
rural residential land means land that:
(a) is the site of a dwelling, and
(b) is not less than 2 hectares and not more than 40 hectares in area, and
(c) is either:(i) not zoned or otherwise designated for use under an environmental planning instrument, or(ii) zoned or otherwise designated for use under such an instrument for non-urban purposes, and
(d) does not have a significant and substantial commercial purpose or character.
senior staff of a council means the general manager of the council and the holders of all other positions identified in the council’s organisation structure as senior staff positions.
sewerage work means the construction, alteration, extension, disconnection, removal, ventilation, flushing, cleansing, maintenance, repair, renewal or clearing of any sewerage service pipes or fittings or fixtures communicating or intended to communicate, directly or indirectly, with:
(a) a septic tank, an effluent or a sullage disposal system, or
(b) any sewer of a council,and includes work of sanitary plumbing and work of house drainage.
shares includes stock.
shoreline recession means the progressive landward movement of the average long term position of the coastline.
single dwelling-house, in Division 2 of Part 8 of Chapter 15, means a dwelling used or adapted for use solely for habitation by not more than one family and includes a dwelling in a row of 2 or more dwellings attached to each other such as are commonly known as semi-detached or terrace buildings, but does not include a flat.
skating equipment means roller skates, roller blades or skateboards, and includes other like things prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
stormwater drainage work means the construction, alteration, extension, disconnection, removal, maintenance, repair, renewal, flushing, cleansing or clearing of any stormwater drain communicating or intended to communicate, directly or indirectly, with any stormwater channel of a council.
stormwater management service means a service to manage the quantity or quality, or both, of stormwater that flows off land, and includes a service to manage the re-use of stormwater for any purpose.
tidal waters includes the waters of the sea or of any lake, estuary, harbour, river, bay or lagoon in which the tide ebbs and flows.
transfer, in relation to the estate or interest of a rateable person, includes conveyance.
trustee, in addition to every person appointed or constituted trustee by act of parties, by order or declaration of a court, or by operation of law, includes:
(a) an executor, administrator, guardian, committee, receiver and liquidator, and
(b) every person having or taking on himself or herself the administration or control of land affected by any express or implied trust, or acting in any fiduciary capacity, or having the possession, control or management of the land of a person under any legal or other disability.
(a) effluent, being any matter or thing, whether solid or liquid or a combination of solids and liquids, which is of a kind that may be removed from a human waste storage facility, sullage pit or grease trap, or from any holding tank or other container forming part of or used in connection with a human waste storage facility, sullage pit or grease trap, or
(b) trade waste, being any matter or thing, whether solid, gaseous or liquid or a combination of solids, gases and liquids (or any of them), which is of a kind that comprises refuse from any industrial, chemical, trade or business process or operation, including any building or demolition work, or
(c) garbage, being all refuse other than trade waste and effluent,and includes any other substance defined as waste for the purposes of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, and a substance is not precluded from being waste merely because it is capable of being refined or recycled.
waste depot means a place at which waste may be treated or stored in accordance with an approval under this Act or a place approved as a waste depot or waste facility under any other Act.
water supply authority has the same meaning as it has in the Water Management Act 2000.
water supply work means the construction, alteration, extension, disconnection, removal, flushing, cleansing, maintenance, repair, renewal or clearing of any pipes or fittings of any water service communicating or intended to communicate, directly or indirectly, with any water main of a council, but does not include changing a washer.
water-based recreational equipment means surfboards, windsurfers, sailboards, jetskis or rubber floats, and includes other like things prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
year means the period from 1 July to the following 30 June.
Note. Words and expressions defined in the Interpretation Act 1987 include:
ASC Law and ASC Regulations
Corporations Law and Corporations Regulations
date of assent
Jervis Bay Territory
mentally incapacitated person
rules of court