Persons are carrying on lobbying activities if they meet the following conditions:
They are communicating either directly or indirectly with a “Designated Public Official” and
That communication is about “a relevant matter” and
That communication is not specifically exempted and
They are one of the following:
An employer with more than 10 employees where the communications are made on the employer’s behalf
A representative body with at least one employee communicating on behalf of its members and the communication is made by a paid employee or paid office holder of the body.
An advocacy body with at least one employee that exists primarily to take up particular issues and a paid employee or paid office holder of the body is communicating on such issues.
A professional lobbyist being paid to communicate on behalf of a client (where the client is an employer of more than 10 full time employees or is a representative body or an advocacy body which has at least one full-time employee)
Any person communicating about the development or zoning of land.