Topic: Section 2. Definitions

In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,--

(a) "Creditor" includes a decree-holder;

(b) "Debt" includes a judgment-debt, and "debtor" includes a judgment-debtor;

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(c) "Official assignee" includes an acting official assignee 2[and a deputy official assignee, whether permanent or acting];

(d) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules;

(e) "Property" includes any property over which or the profits of which any person has a disposing power which he may exercise for his own benefit;

(f) "Rules" means rules made under this Act;

(g) "Secured creditor" includes a landlord who under any enactment for the time being in force has a charge on land for the rent of that land;

(h) "The Court" means the Court exercising jurisdiction under this Act; and

(i) "Transfer of property" includes a transfer of any interest therein and any charge created thereon;

3[(j) "States" means all the territories 4[which immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised] within Part A States and Part C States.]