(1) In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) "notified area" means any part of the area of the sea and the shores adjoining that area which may be specified in this behalf by notification under section 3;
(b) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(c) "seaward artillery practice" means artillery practice or coastal firing towards the sea, whether within or beyond the territorial waters and includes air armament practice;
(d) "vessel" includes any ship, boat, country craft or any other description of vessel.
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