In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,
(a) "the Council" means the 4[Council] constituted under this Act;
(b) "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made under section 16;"
(c) "5[State] Council" means a Council (by whatever name called) constituted under the law of a4[State] to regulate the registration of nurses, midwives or health visitors in the 6[State];
(d) "4[State] register" means a register of nurses, midwives or health visitors maintained under the law of a 5[State].