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Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
Current version for 8 July 2016 to date (accessed 27 May 2017 at 00:55)
Section 2
2   Definitions
In this Act, unless the context or subject matter otherwise indicates or requires:
Board means the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales constituted under this Act.
Counsellor means a counsellor appointed under this Act.
Department means the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation.
Geographical name means the name of a place, which name has, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, been notified in the Gazette as a geographical name, but does not include a name which has ceased to be a geographical name under this Act.
Lands Department map means:
(a)  in relation to any area within the Eastern and Central Division of New South Wales, as defined in the Crown Lands Act 1989—a standard topographical map published before the commencement of this Act by or under the direction or control of the Department of Lands, for that area or, if there is no such standard topographical map for that area, a parish map, so published, which includes that area,
(b)  in relation to any area within the Western Division of New South Wales, as defined in the Crown Lands Act 1989—a standard topographical map, published before the commencement of this Act by or under the direction or control of the Department of Lands, for that area or, if there is no such standard topographical map for that area, the county map, so published, which includes that area, and
(c)  in relation to Lord Howe Island—the map of Lord Howe Island published by the Department of Lands and dated 6 July 1962.
Place means any geographical or topographical feature or any area, district, division, locality, region, city, town, village, settlement or railway station or any other place within the territories and waters of the State of New South Wales but does not include any road, any area (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993) or area of operations of a county council (within the meaning of that Act), any electoral district under the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912, any school or any place or place within a class of places to which the provisions of this Act do not apply by virtue of the regulations.
Recorded name means the name of a place as it appears on a Lands Department map or, where the name of a place appears differently on two or more such maps, the name of that place as it appears on whichever of those maps was published later than the other or others.
Secretary means the Secretary of the Department.