34 Meaning of service arrangement

(1) In this Act, a service arrangement is a contract or other arrangement entered into after the commencement of this section under which an entity other than an agency (the contracted service provider) agrees or otherwise arranges with an agency (the contracting agency) to provide services.

(2) For subsection (1)—

(a) the services must be for the purposes of the performance of 1 or more of the contracting agency's functions; and

(b) the services must be provided either—
(i) directly to the contracting agency; or
(ii) to another entity on the contracting agency's behalf; and

(c) the contracted service provider must not be in the capacity of employee of the contracting agency in providing the services.