(cf 1987 s 3 (3), (4), (5))(1) Public or local authority
For the purposes of this Act, the exercise of the functions of a public or local authority is taken to be its trade or business.(2) Racing or recreation club
For the purposes of this Act, the operations of a racing or recreation club are taken to be its trade or business.(3) Police Service
For the purposes of this Act, the Crown is taken to be the employer of members of the Police Service.Note. Members of the Police Service who are contributors to the Police Superannuation Fund under the Police Regulation (Superannuation) Act 1906 are not workers within the meaning of this Act. That fund was closed to new members on and from 1 April 1988. Accordingly members of the Police Service who are not contributors to that fund are workers within the meaning of this Act. Attention is also drawn to section 216 of the Police Service Act 1990, which makes further provision for payment of compensation for those members if they are hurt on duty.