2. Definitions.-In this Act, unless there is anything repugnantin the subject or context,-- (1) "addition" means the place of residence, and the profession, trade, rank and title (if any) of a person described, and, in the case of 4*[an Indian], 5*** his father's name, or where he is usually described as the son of his mother, then his mother's name: Maharashtra by Maha. Act 29 of 1974, Maharashtra by Maha. Act 49of 1975, Orissa by Orissa Act 11 of 1976, Haryana by Haryana Act 36 of1973, Uttar Pradesh by U.P. Act 14 of 1971, Uttar pradesh by U.P.Act 48 of 1975, Uttar Pradesh by U.P. Act 57 of 1976, West Bengal byW.B. Act 17 of 1978 and Tamil Nadu by T.N. Act 31 of 1974.---------------------------------------------------------------------1. It has been amended in its application to West Bengal by Ben. Act5 of 1942 and West Ben. Acts 29, of 1950 and 31 of 1951; toMaharashtra by Bombay Acts 5 of 1929, 17 of 1930, 18 of 1933, 24 of1938, 14 of 1939, 10 of 1942, 6 of 1960, Maharashtra Acts 19 of 1960and 20 of 1971; to the C.P. by C.P. Act 1 of 1937 and M.P. Act 8 of1955; to Madras and Andhra by Madras Acts 3 of 1936 and 17 of 1952; toOrissa by Orissa Act 3 of 1933; to the Punjab by Punjab Acts 8 of 1941and 19 of 1961; to Bihar by Bihar Acts 14 of 1947 and 24 of 1952; toKerala by Kerala Act 7 of 1968; to Himachal Pradesh by HP Act 2 of1969 and to Pondicherry by Pondicherry Act 17 of 1970. This Act has been extended to-- Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of 1963, s. 2 and Sch. I Goa, Daman and Diu by Reg. 11 of 1963, s. 3 and Sch. Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands by Reg. 8 of 1965, s. 3 and Sch. Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, s. 3 and Sch.2. The word "Indian" omitted by Act 45 of 1969, s. 2.3. Subs. by Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and Sch.4. Subs. by the A. O. 1950 for "a Native of India".5. The Words "his caste (if any) and" omitted by Act 17 of 1956, s.2.---------------------------------------------------------------------8 (2) "book" includes a portion of a book and also any number of sheets connected together with a view of forming a book or portion of a book: (3) "district" and "sub-district" respectively mean a district and sub-district formed under this Act: (4) "District Court" includes the High Court in its ordinary original civil jurisdiction: (5) "endorsement" and "endorsed" include and apply to an entry in writing by a registering officer on a rider or covering slip to any document tendered for registration under this Act: (6) "immovable property" includes land, buildings, hereditary allowances, rights to ways, lights, ferries, fisheries or any other benefit to arise out of land, and things attached to the earth or permanently fastened to anything which is attached to the earth, but not standing timber, growing crops nor grass: 1*[(6A)"India" means the territory of India excluding the State of Jammu and Kashmir :] (7) "lease" includes a counterpart, kabuliyat, an undertaking to cultivate or occupy, and an agreement to lease: (8) "minor" means a person who, according to the personal law to which he is subject, has not attained majority: (9) "movable property" includes standing timber growing crops and grass, fruit upon and juice in trees, and property of every other description, except immovable property : and (10) "representative" includes the guardian of a minor and the committee or other legal curator of a lunatic or idiot. 2 * * * * *---------------------------------------------------------------------1 Ins. by Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and Sch.2 Cl. (11) ins. by the A. O. 1950, omitted by s. 3 and Sch., ibid.8A