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Glossary and acronyms

The 2017 Rules mean the Employer Reimbursement Rules 2017.

The Admin Act means Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992.

The Amendment Act means Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Legislation Amendment Act 2011.

Coal LSL means the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation.

Eligible employee means a person:

  • Employed in the black coal mining industry by an employer engaged in the black coal mining industry, whose duties are directly connected with the day to day operation of black coal mining; or
  • Employed in the black coal mining industry, whose duties are carried out at or about a place where black coal is mined and are directly connected with the day to day operation of a black coal mine; or
  • Permanently employed with a mine rescue service for the purpose of the black coal mining industry.

PGPA Act means Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

The Fund means the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation.

The industry means Australian black coal mining industry and includes:

  • The extraction or mining of black coal on a coal mining lease by means of underground or surface mining methods
  • The processing of black coal at a coal handling or coal processing plant on or adjacent to a coal mining lease
  • The transportation of black coal on a coal mining lease
  • Other work on a coal mining lease directly connected with the extraction, mining and processing of black coal.