3. Interpretation

    (1) In this Act unless the contrary intention appears

    }a scheme~ means a scheme that has been formulated by the Commonwealth Minister in relation to the State for the purposes of the Commonwealth Act and that is in force, and, if that scheme has been amended, includes all amendments to that scheme that are in force;

    }authorised officer~ means a person appointed to be an authorised officer under section 6 of this Act;

    }eligible petroleum product~ means motor spirit, power kerosene, automotive distillate, aviation gasoline or aviation turbine fuel;

    }registered distributor of eligible petroleum products~ means distributor of eligible petroleum products who is registered by the Commonwealth Minister in accordance with a scheme;

    }The Commonwealth Act~ means

    (a) the States Grants (Petroleum Products) Act 1965 of the Commonwealth; or

    (b) any Act in substitution for that Act,

    as amended from time to time;

    }the Commonwealth Minister~ means the Minister of State for the Commonwealth for the time being administering the Commonwealth Act and includes any Minister of State for the Commonwealth or member of the Federal Executive Council for the time being acting for or on behalf of the first mentioned Minister of State for the Commonwealth;

    (2) Where the Commonwealth Minister has directed that any goods are, or are not, to be treated for the purposes of a scheme as motor spirit, power kerosene, automotive distillate, aviation gasoline or aviation turbine fuel, those goods shall, or shall not, as the case may be, be so treated for the purposes of this Act.

    [Section 3 amended by No. 14 of 1978 s. 2.]



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