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  • General
    • These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Australian Capital Territory.
    • If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force.
    • These Terms of Use do not negate any Terms or Conditions that apply to your use of any other government website.
    • We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time.
  • Definitions
    • Harmful Code – Any form of harmful surreptitious code or other contaminants, including viruses, bugs, trojan horses, spyware or adware.
    • You and Your means the user of
    • Our, Us and We means the Commonwealth of Australia represented by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.
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Last updated 21 August 2019


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