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In this Part—

"apportionable claim" means a claim to which this Part applies;

"court" includes tribunal and, in relation to a claim for damages, means any court or tribunal by or before which the claim falls to be determined;

"damages" includes any form of monetary compensation;

"defendant" includes any person joined as a defendant or other party in the proceeding (except as a plaintiff) whether joined under this Part, under rules of court or otherwise;

"injury" means personal or bodily injury and includes—

        (a)     pre-natal injury; and

        (b)     psychological or psychiatric injury; and

        (c)     disease; and

        (d)     aggravation, acceleration or recurrence of an injury or disease.

S. 24AF inserted by No. 60/2003 s. 3 (as amended by No. 102/2003 s. 37).

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