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(1)In this Part—
(a)a reference to the 2012 Olympic Games is a reference to—
(i)the Games of the Olympiad that are to take place in the year 2012, and
(ii)except where the context otherwise requires, the Paralympic Games that are to take place in that year,
(b)“the National Olympic Committee” means the National Olympic Committee of the United Kingdom,
(c)“the Organising Committee” means the Organising Committee established by the National Olympic Committee,
(d)“the Paralympic Games” means the events known by that name and in connection with which the Organising Committee has functions by virtue of an agreement between that committee and the International Olympic Committee,
(e)“the Olympic Charter” means the Olympic Charter of the International Olympic Committee, and
(f)any expression used in connection with the Olympic Games (including an expression mentioned in this section) shall have the meaning which it has in or in accordance with the Olympic Charter of the International Olympic Committee (as it has effect from time to time).
(2)A reference in this Part to the making of a loan includes a reference to the provision of any other kind of financial assistance.
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