(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "adjoining areas" means the areas in the States of Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, adjoining the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the National Capital Region, where any source of pollution is located, causing adverse impact on air quality in the National Capital Region;
(b) "Associate Member" means a member who is co-opted under sub-section (3) of section 3;
(c) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas referred to in section 3;
(d) "Commission" means the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas constituted under section 3;
(e) "Member" means a Member of the Commission and includes the Chairperson thereof;
(f) "National Capital Region" shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (f) of section 2 of the National Capital Region Planning Board Act, 1985 (2 of 1985);
(g) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act.
(2) The words used herein and not defined, but defined in the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (26 of 1986), shall have the meaning as assigned to them in that Act.