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1.1.O.10 Officer


Officer means an officer of an agency and includes:

  • the head of the agency
  • an employee of the agency, and
  • any other person engaged by the agency, under contract or otherwise, to exercise powers, or perform duties or functions, of the agency.

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 3(1)-'officer'

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