In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "Board" means the Coconut Development Board established under section 4;
(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;
(c) "coconut" means the fruit of coconut palm and includes green coconut, ripe coconut and copra.
Explanation.-"Coconut palm" means the coconut tree, CocosNucifera Linn;
(d) "coconut industry" does not include-
(i) coir industry; or
(ii) an industry from which products (including by-products) out of coconut oil are manufactured;
(e) "member" means a member of the Board and includes the Chairman;
(f) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act.