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3 Interpretation

(1) In this Act:

"Agreement" means the timber supply agreement or proposed timber supply agreement between the Commission and the Company relating to the supply of timber to the Company in connection with a kraft pulp and paper mill at or near Tumut, and includes any agreement amending or replacing that agreement.

"Commission" means the Forestry Commission of New South Wales, which trades as State Forests.

"Company" means Visy Industries Holdings Pty Limited (ACN 005 787 968), and includes any successors to or assignees of that company.

"designated activities" means any activities or proposed activities to which the Agreement relates or that are declared to be designated activities in an order under subsection (2).

"external event" means an event, act, omission or state of affairs that occurs outside the control of the Commission, and includes any decision, direction or other act of the State or of an agency of the State (other than the Commission), and also includes the enactment of an Act or the making of a statutory rule under an Act.

"State" includes the Crown in right of New South Wales and the Government of New South Wales.
(2) The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, declare any activities (or proposed activities) connected with the Agreement, or with the kraft pulp and paper mill (or the proposed kraft pulp and paper mill) to which the Agreement relates, to be designated activities for the purposes of this Act.
(3) The Forestry Corporation constituted under the Forestry Act 2012 is taken to be an agency of the State for the purposes of this Act.

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