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In this Part unless inconsistent with the context or subject-matter—

court means, in relation to any claim, the court or arbitrator by or before whom the claim falls to be determined;

damage includes loss of life and personal injury;

dependant means any person for whose benefit an action could be brought under Part III of this Act;

S. 25 def. of employer and worker repealed by No. 10191 s. 276.

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S. 25 def. of fault repealed by No. 75/2000 s. 4.

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S. 25 def. of wrong inserted by No. 75/2000 s. 4.

"wrong" means an act or omission that—

        (a)     gives rise to a liability in tort in respect of which a defence of contributory negligence is available at common law; or

        (b)     amounts to a breach of a contractual duty of care that is concurrent and co‑extensive with a duty of care in tort.

No. 5594 s. 3.

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