Prisoners Act, 1900
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) "Court" includes a Coroner and officer lawfully exercising civil, criminal or revenue jurisdiction; and
(b) "prison" include any place which has been declared by the 4[State Government], by general or special order, to be a subsidiary jail;
5[(c) "State" means a part A State or a Part C State, and "State" means all the territories for the time being compromised within Part A State and Part C State.