(1) In this Act, except in so far as the context or subject-matter otherwise indicates or requires:
approved scheme means an approved scheme referred to in section 15 or 16.
assets means any legal or equitable estate or interest (whether present or future, whether vested or contingent and whether personal or assignable) in real or personal property of any description (including money), and includes securities, choses in action and documents.
board governed development corporation means a development corporation that, as specified in Schedule 1, is governed by a board.
building includes any structure or any part thereof.
building site means land set apart as the site for a building under section 8 (1) (f).
Chairperson, in relation to a board governed development corporation, means the chairperson of the board of the development corporation.
chief executive means the chief executive of a development corporation within the meaning of section 6B.
chief executive governed development corporation means a development corporation that, as specified in Schedule 1, is governed by a chief executive.
corporation means a development corporation or the Ministerial Development Corporation.
council has the same meaning as it has in the Local Government Act 1993.
description, in relation to land, includes a description of land by reference:(a) to land within a local government area,(b) to land within a local government area, other than land specified or described as being excepted or excluded therefrom, and(c) to plans or other matters, whether of the same or a different kind or nature.
development corporation means a corporation constituted under Part 2.
Director-General means the Director-General of the Department of Planning.
environmental planning instrument means an environmental planning instrument within the meaning of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
exercise a function includes perform a duty.
function includes a power, authority or duty.
growth centre means the land for the time being described in a Part of Schedule 1.
liabilities means any liabilities, debts or obligations (whether present or future, whether vested or contingent and whether personal or assignable).
member, in relation to a board governed development corporation, means a member of the board of the development corporation, and includes the chief executive.
Ministerial Development Corporation means the Ministerial Development Corporation constituted by Part 3A.
public authority means any public or local authority constituted by or under an Act other than this Act.
regulations means regulations made under this Act.
rights means any rights, powers, privileges or immunities (whether present or future, whether vested or contingent and whether personal or assignable).(2) The responsibilities, powers, authorities, duties and functions conferred or imposed on a corporation shall be exercised or discharged:(a) in the case of a development corporation—by the development corporation for the purposes of, or in connection with, the growth centre in respect of which the development corporation is constituted, or(b) (Repealed)(3) Notes included in this Act do not form part of this Act.