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    3. Terms used in this Act

    In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears

    }authorised person~ means a person designated under section 56 by the chief executive officer to be an authorised person for the purposes of the provision in which the term is used;

    }Authority~ means the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia established by section 5;

    }Authority property~ means land or other property that

    (a) belongs to the Authority;

    (b) is under the care, control, or management of the Authority; or

    (c) is operated on behalf of the Authority;

    }chief executive officer~ means the chief executive officer, under the Public Sector Management Act 1994, of the Authority;

    }Crown land~ has the meaning given to that term in the Land Administration Act 1997;

    }operational plan~ means an operational plan under Part 5 Division 1;

    }prescribed means of public passenger transport~ means a road bus, ferry, railway train, or anything else prescribed by the regulations to be a prescribed means of public passenger transport;

    }public~ includes any section of the public;

    }public passenger transport service~ means a service of transporting members of the public by a prescribed means of public passenger transport

    (a) either

    (i) over a fixed area or on a fixed route;

    (ii) at fixed fares or free of charge; and

    (iii) with fixed timetables;


    (b) in any other circumstances prescribed by the regulations,

    except that it does not include a service that the regulations expressly exclude from being a public passenger transport service for the purposes of this Act;

    }security officer~ has the meaning given to that term in section 56(2);

    }train~ has the meaning given to that term in the Rail Safety Act 1998 section 3(1);

    }Treasurer~ means the Treasurer of the State.

Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.