In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) "Board" means the Land Development Board constituted for the 4[State] under section 3;
(b) "owner", in relation to any land, means-
(i) a person having a proprietary right in the land and includes a usufructuary mortgagee of such right and, in the 4[State] of 2[Ajmer], an istimrardar, a jagirdar a muafidar, and a bhumia; and
(ii) a tenant of the land as hereinafter defined;
(c) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(d) "reclamation" includes cultivation, afforestation and any other improvement of land; and
(e) "tenant" includes a usufructuary mortgagee of the rights of a tenant.