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3. Interpretation-clause. — In this Act, unless there is something repugnant in the subject or context, —

"Church of England" and "Anglican" means and apply to the Church of England as by law established;

"Church of Scotland" means the Church of Scotland as by law established;

"Church of Rome" and "Roman Catholic" means and apply to the Church which regards to Pope of Rome as its spiritual head;

"Church" includes any chapel or other building generally used for public Christian worship;

"India" means the territories to which this Act extends;

"minor" means a person who has not completed the age of of twenty-one years and who is not a widower or a widow; the expression

"Christians" means persons professing the Christian religion; and the expression "Indian Christians" includes the Christian descendants of natives of India converted to Christianity, as well as such converts;

"Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages" means a Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages appointed under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886 (6 of 1886).





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