(1) In this Act:
administrative officer means a member of the NSW Police Force other than a police officer or a temporary employee.
Assistant Commissioner means a member of the NSW Police Force whose position is determined by the Minister under Division 2 of Part 5 as that of an Assistant Commissioner.
commissioned police officer means a police officer of or above the rank of inspector.
Commissioner means the Commissioner of Police.
Deputy Commissioner means a member of the NSW Police Force whose position is determined by the Minister under Division 2 of Part 5 as that of a Deputy Commissioner.
GREAT means the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal established under the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal Act 1980.
merit, in relation to a decision of the Commissioner to appoint or recommend for appointment a person to a position in the NSW Police Force or rank or grade within a rank of police officer, means:(a) the possession by the person of qualifications determined in respect of the position or rank or grade by the Commissioner, and(b) the aptitude of the person for the discharge of the duties of the position or rank or grade, and(c) the integrity, diligence and good conduct of the person.
non-commissioned police officer means a police officer under the rank of inspector.
non-executive administrative officer—see Part 6A.
non-executive police officer—see Part 6.
NSW Police Force means the NSW Police Force established by this Act.
NSW Police Force Senior Executive Service means the NSW Police Force Senior Executive Service established by this Act.
PIC Commissioner means the Commissioner for the Police Integrity Commission.
police education course means a course of education determined by the Commissioner to be a police education course for the purposes of one or more provisions of this Act or the regulations.
Police Integrity Commission means the body of that name constituted by the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996.
police officer means a member of the NSW Police Force holding a position which is designated under this Act as a position to be held by a police officer.
promotion list means a list prepared under section 70.
student of policing means a person (other than a police officer) who is undergoing a police education course.
temporary employee means a person temporarily employed in the NSW Police Force under Part 7.(2) In this Act:(a) a reference to a function includes a reference to a power, authority and duty, and(b) a reference to the exercise of a function includes, where the function is a duty, a reference to the performance of the duty.(3) Notes in the text of this Act do not form part of the Act.(4) In this Act, a reference to a Presiding Officer of a House of Parliament is a reference to the President of the Legislative Council or the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.(5) If there is a vacancy in the office of President, the reference to the President is taken to be a reference to the Clerk of the Legislative Council.(6) If there is a vacancy in the office of Speaker, the reference to the Speaker is taken to be a reference to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.