The dictionary at the end of this Act is part of this Act.
Note 1 The dictionary at the end of this Act defines certain terms used in this Act, and includes references ("signpost definitions") to other terms defined elsewhere in this Act.
For example, the signpost definition ‘ gender identity —see the Discrimination Act 1991
, dictionary.' means that the term ‘gender identity' is defined in that dictionary and the definition applies to this Act.
Note 2 A definition in the dictionary (including a signpost definition) applies to the entire Act unless the definition, or another provision of the Act, provides otherwise or the contrary intention otherwise appears (see Legislation Act
, s 155 and s 156 (1)).