(1) In this Act:
cost of a Government advertising campaign includes the amount paid or payable by or on behalf of a Government agency for the following:(a) research for the purposes of the campaign,(b) production or carrying out of the campaign,(c) media distribution,(d) evaluation of the likely or actual effectiveness of the campaign.
function includes a power, authority or duty, and exercise a function includes perform a duty.
governing party means a political party whose parliamentary representatives are Ministers in the Government of New South Wales.
Government advertising campaign—see section 4.
Government advertising guidelines—see section 5.
Government agency means:(a) a Division of the Government Service within the meaning of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002, or(b) a statutory body representing the Crown, or(c) a body (whether incorporated or unincorporated) established or continued for a public purpose by or under the provisions of a statutory instrument, or(d) the NSW Police Force, or(e) the Teaching Service, or(f) the NSW Health Service, or(g) a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Crown in right of the State or of a Government agency, or(h) a body declared to be a Government agency by a regulation under this section.
head of a Government agency means the person who is or who exercises the functions of chief executive officer of the agency.
political party means a body or organisation, incorporated or unincorporated, having as one of its objects or activities the promotion of the election to Parliament of a candidate or candidates endorsed by it or by a body or organisation of which it forms part.(2) Notes included in this Act do not form part of this Act.