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Native Vegetation Act 2003 No 103
Current version for 1 January 2014 to date (accessed 24 April 2017 at 17:24)
Part 1 Section 4
4   Definitions
(1)  In this Act:
authorised officer means a person appointed under section 34.
broadscale clearing—see section 8.
clearing native vegetation—see section 7.
development consent means development consent under Part 4 of the EPA Act.
Director-General means the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
environmental planning instrument has the same meaning as in the EPA Act.
exercise a function includes perform a duty.
function includes a power, authority or duty.
government agency means any public or local authority, and includes:
(a)  a government department, State owned corporation and council of a local government area, and
(b)  the head of a government agency.
groundcover means any type of herbaceous vegetation.
landholder means a person who owns land or who, whether by reason of ownership or otherwise, is in lawful occupation or possession, or has lawful management or control, of land.
native vegetation—see section 6.
property vegetation plan means a property vegetation plan that has been approved under Part 4.
protected regrowth—see section 10.
regrowth—see section 9.
remnant native vegetation—see section 9.
routine agricultural management activities—see section 11.
wetland includes any shallow body of water (such as a marsh, billabong, swamp or sedgeland) that is:
(a)  inundated cyclically, intermittently or permanently with water, and
(b)  vegetated with wetland plant communities.
(2)  Notes in the text of this Act do not form part of this Act.