For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, an officer of the Scheme is defined as:
- a person in the Department or the Human Services Department who is either performing the duties of, exercising the powers of, or exercising the functions of the NRSAct or the NRS Rules
- an independent decision maker, or
- a person prescribed by the NRS Rules.
Act reference: NRSAct section 6 The Dictionary