2. Definitions

In this Act, unless, the context otherwise requires,-

  1. "Cinematograph" includes any apparatus for the representation of moving pictures or series of pictures ;
    1A. 16[“Local Authority” means a village panchayat constituted under section 4 of the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 (13 of 1994) or a municipality constituted under section 4 of the Kerala Municipality Act, 1994 (20 of 1994) as the case may be;”]
  2. "Notification" means a notification published in the Gazette ;
    "Place" includes a house, building, tent and any description of transport, whether by water, land or air ;
    Published in the Gazette Extraordinary dated 17th July 1958.
  3. "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act.
  4. "State" means the State of Kerala.

16Substituted by Act 16 of 2000