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Combat Sports Act 2013 No 96
Current version for 7 December 2017 to date (accessed 22 January 2019 at 04:30)
Part 1 Section 4
4   Definitions
(1)  In this Act:
adverse security determination means a determination about a person by the Commissioner of Police that:
(a)  the person is not a fit and proper person to be registered, or
(b)  it would be contrary to the public interest for the person to be registered.
amateur combat sport contest means a combat sport contest other than a professional combat sport contest.
approved amateur body—see section 8.
approved form means a form approved by the Minister.
attending medical practitioner means a medical practitioner engaged by the promoter of a combat sport contest to be present, in the capacity of a medical practitioner, at a weigh-in for the contest or at the contest.
Authority means the Combat Sports Authority of New South Wales constituted by this Act.
combat sport means any sport, martial art or activity in which the primary objective of each contestant in a contest, display or exhibition of that sport, art or activity is to strike, kick, hit, grapple with, throw or punch one or more other contestants, but does not include a sport, martial art or activity that is prescribed by the regulations.
combat sport contest means a contest, display or exhibition of combat sport:
(a)  to which the public are admitted on payment of a fee, or
(b)  arranged or held on a for profit basis, or
(c)  that is held on premises licensed under the Liquor Act 2007 or the Casino Control Act 1992, or
(d)  where at least one of the combatants is competing for a monetary prize or other valuable reward, or
(e)  that is prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition,
but does not include a contest, display or exhibition excluded from this definition by the regulations.
combat sport inspector means a combat sport inspector appointed under section 84.
combatant means a person who engages or proposes to engage as a contestant in a combat sport contest.
contest area means the competition area for a combat sport contest and includes any area between the area in which the contest takes place and any structure or other barrier between the combatants and spectators.
current serological clearance—see section 7 (2).
disciplinary action—see section 33 (2).
function includes a power, authority and duty, and exercise a function includes perform a duty.
general prohibition order—see section 74.
health and safety prohibition order—see section 70.
judge—see section 6 (1).
manager—see section 6 (1).
match-maker—see section 6 (1).
premises includes any structure, building, aircraft, vehicle, vessel and place (whether built on or not) and any part of any such thing.
professional combat sport contest—see section 5.
prohibited person means a person who is subject to a prohibition order.
prohibition order means a health and safety prohibition order or a general prohibition order.
promote includes arrange or hold.
promoter of a combat sport contest means the person who has control of the promotion of a combat sport contest.
referee—see section 6 (1).
registered means registered under this Act.
registration class of combatant—see section 10 (3).
registration class of industry participant or promoter—see section 22 (4).
registration pre-condition means a condition imposed by the Authority under this Act, on cancellation of a person’s registration, with which the person must comply before a subsequent application for registration may be dealt with.
rules means rules made by the Authority under section 107.
serological clearance—see section 7 (1).
timekeeper—see section 6 (1).
trainer—see section 6 (1).
(2)  Notes included in this Act do not form part of this Act.