In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "the Act" means the Coal Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1947 (32 of 1947);
(b) "appointed day" means the date on which this Act comes into force;
(c) "Housing Board" means the Coal Mines Labour Housing Board constituted under section 6 of the Act.
1. 1st October, 1986, vide notification No. S.O. 681(E), dated 19th September, 1986, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).