2. Definitions and interpretation.- (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "birth" means live-birth or still-birth; (b) "death" means the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live-birth has taken place; (c) "foetal death" means absence of all evidence of life prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception irrespective of the duration of pregnancy; (d) "live-birth" means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or show any other evidence of life, and each product of such birth is considered live-born; (e) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; (f) "State Government", in relation to a Union territory, means the Administrator thereof; (g) "still-birth" means foetal death where a product of conception has attained at least the prescribed period of gestation. (2) Any reference in this Act to any law which is not in force in any area shall, in relation to that area, be construed as a reference to the corresponding law, if any, in force in that area. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- The Act shall come into force in the whole of the Union territory of Delhi w.e.f. 1-7-1970: vide Notification No. G.S.R. 973, dated 26- 6-1970, Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Sec. 3(i), p. 585. The Act shall come into force in the following areas in the State of Jammu and Kashmir w.e.f. 1-10-1970: vide Notification No. G.S.R. 1718, dated 22-9-1970, Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Sec 3(i), p. 727:-- 1. The area comprised within the jurisdiction of the police station of Ramnagar in Udhampur district. 2. The area comprised within the jurisdiction of the police station of Kupwara in Baramula district. 3. The area comprised within the limits of the Municipalities of Jammu and Srinagar. 4. The area comprised within the limits of Town Area committees of Anantnag, Kathua and Leh. The Act has been extended to the State of Sikim; vide Notification No. S. O. 3465, dated 21-9-1976 (w.e.f. 13-9-1976). 23