accreditation means accreditation under Division 1 of Part 2.
approved means approved by the Director-General.
authorised agent has the meaning given to it by section 32.
authorised officer means a person who is appointed for the time being by the Director-General as an authorised officer for the purposes of the provision in which the expression is used and includes an authorised officer appointed by the Director-General for the purposes of Schedule 2.
certification means a certification of competency under Division 2 of Part 2.
credentials means accreditation and certification of competency under Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2.
Department means the Department of Transport.
Director-General means the Director-General of the Department.
exercise a function includes perform a duty.
function includes power, authority or duty.
infrastructure of a railway has the meaning given to it by section 5.
notifiable occurrence means an occurrence specified in Schedule 1.
operate a railway has the meaning given to it by section 7 (3).
operator has the meaning given to it by section 7 (2).
owner has the meaning given to it by section 7 (1).
private siding means a siding that is owned and maintained by a person who does not own, control or manage the running line with which the siding connects or to which it has access.
railway has the meaning given to it by section 4.
railway employee, in relation to a railway, means an employee or contractor of an owner or operator who performs railway safety work.
railway safety work means any of the following classes of work carried out by a railway employee:
(a) work as a driver, guard, observer or engineman on a train,
(b) work at a railway station or other place as a station-master, operator of train signals or shunter of trains or work which otherwise relates to the movement of trains,
(c) work on or about railway infrastructure relating to the repair, maintenance or upgrading of railway tracks or any rolling stock or associated works or equipment,
(d) any other work that is prescribed by the regulations as railway safety work,but does not include any work that involves the driving of a motor vehicle on a road or road related area within the meaning of the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999.
rolling stock has the meaning given to it by section 6.
running line means all railway tracks (other than sidings) that are used for the through movement of trains.
safeworking systems, in relation to a railway, means the systems and procedures for operating trains safely and for protecting railway employees, passengers, freight, rolling stock and motor vehicles on or in the proximity of railway tracks.
siding means a portion of railway track, connected by points to a running line or another siding, on which rolling stock can be placed clear of the running line and stabled.
train means one or more units of rolling stock operating on a railway (whether or not the units are in motion).