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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 177

177 .         Terms used

                In this Division —

        child means a person who is under 18 years of age;

        disability has the meaning given in the Disability Services Act 1993 section 3;

        emergency management purposes means the purposes of emergency management during a public health state of emergency;

        impaired person means a person who has a disability that impairs the person’s capacity to make decisions;

        relative , in relation to an impaired person, means a person who is —

            (a)         related, by blood or marriage, to the impaired person; or

            (b)         the impaired person’s de facto partner;

        responsible person , in relation to an impaired person, means —

            (a)         a relative of the impaired person; or

            (b)         a person who is a guardian of the impaired person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 ; or

            (c)         a person who is an enduring guardian of the impaired person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 and is authorised to perform functions in relation to the impaired person in the circumstances in which section 187(1) or 192(1) applies; or

            (d)         a person recognised as the impaired person’s representative under the Disability Services Act 1993 section 32(2); or

            (e)         a person who is a carer (as defined in the Carers Recognition Act 2004 section 4) in relation to the impaired person; or

            (f)         a person, or a person in a class of persons, prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.



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