(1) In this Act:
Advisory Board means the Public Service Commission Advisory Board established under Part 1.4.
appropriate Division Head means:(a) where the expression is used in connection with a Division of the Government Service—the Head of the Division, or(b) where the expression is used in connection with a member of the staff of a Division of the Government Service—the Head of the Division to which the member of staff belongs.Note.
In the case of a Division that is designated as a Department of the Public Service (see section 6), the term appropriate Department Head is also used in this Act.
chief executive position means a position referred to in section 64 and chief executive officer means a person holding such a position.
Commissioner (or Public Service Commissioner) means the Public Service Commissioner appointed under Part 1.3.
Department—see section 6.
Division of the Government Service—see section 4C.
Division Head means a Division Head referred to in section 4D.
exercise a function includes perform a duty.
extended leave includes leave in the nature of extended leave.
function includes a power, authority or duty.
Government Service means the Government Service of New South Wales referred to in section 4A.
member of staff of a Division means a member of the group of staff comprising the Division (whether employed as an officer, temporary employee, casual employee or in any other capacity).
member of the Government Service means a member of staff of any Division of the Government Service.
public sector agency means the whole or a part of a public sector service or an employer constituting, or within, a public sector service and head of a public sector agency means:(a) (subject to paragraph (b)) the person who is the chief executive officer, or who exercises the functions of chief executive officer, of the agency, or(b) the person prescribed by the regulations.
public sector service means any of the following:(a) the Government Service,(b) the Teaching Service,(c) the NSW Police Force,(d) the NSW Health Service,(d1) the Transport Service,(e) the service of either House of Parliament, or the President or Speaker, or the President and the Speaker jointly,(f) any other service of the Crown (including the service of any NSW Government agency),(g) the service of any other person or body constituted by or under an Act or exercising public functions (such as a State owned corporation), being a person or body that is prescribed, or that is of a class prescribed, for the purposes of this definition.
Public Service—see section 6.Note. The Public Service comprises the Divisions of the Government Service specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
senior executive position means a position referred to in section 65 and senior executive officer means a person holding such a position.(2) Notes included in this Act do not form part of this Act.