(1988 Act, s 108)In this Part:
Board means the State Contracts Control Board established under Part 7.1.
Chairperson means the Chairperson of the Board.
Competition Principles Agreement means the Competition Principles Agreement made on 11 April 1995 by the Commonwealth, the Territories and the States, as in force for the time being.
competitive neutrality principles means:(a) the competitive neutrality principles referred to in the Competition Principles Agreement, and(b) any policies adopted by the State for the purpose of complying with or giving effect to those principles.
complaint includes any part or aspect of a complaint.
portfolio Minister has the same meaning as in the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992.
public authority means a public authority of the State.
public trading activities of a public authority means significant business activities relating to goods or services in which the authority is engaged.
public trading agency means a public authority that is engaged in public trading activities, and includes a public authority prescribed by the regulations as a public trading agency, but does not include a local council or any other local authority or a public authority prescribed by the regulations as not being a public trading agency.
State includes the Government or a Minister.