Section 2 in The Foreign Aircraft (Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants) Act, 2002

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Agreements" means the Air Services Agreements or Air Transport Agreements entered into by India with parties to the Convention; (b) "Convention" means the Convention on International Civil Aviation opened for signatures at Chicago on the 7th December, 1944.

Title: Exemption from levy of taxes and duties on fuel and lubricants supplied to aircraft of other countries

Description: Where, in pursuance of the Convention or Agreement with any other country or countries, it is necessary to grant exemption from levy of taxes and duties on fuel and lubricants filled into receptacles forming part of any aircraft of any other country or countries under any law of a State or Union territory in India, the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make such provisions as may be necessary for giving effect to the said Convention or Agreement and thereupon the said provision shall apply accordingly and, notwithstanding anything contrary contained in any other law, shall in such application have the force of law in India.

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001. (2) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, it shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of September, 2000.

Title: Declaration of the Indian Council of World Affairs as institution of national importance

Description: Whereas the objects of the Indian Council of World Affairs, a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) are such as to make the institution one of national importance, it is hereby declared that the institution, known as the Indian Council of World Affairs, is an institution of national importance.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "appointed day" means the date of commencement of this Act; (b) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Governing Body; (c) "Council" means the Indian Council of World Affairs incorporated under section 4; (d) "Director-General" means the Director-General of the Council; (e) "existing Council" means the Indian Council of World Affairs, a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) and functioning as such immediately before the appointed day; (f) "Fund" means the Fund of the Council referred to in section 18; (g) "Governing Body" means the Governing Body of the Council; (h) "member" means a member of the Council and includes the President and Vice-President; (i) "President" means the President of the Council; (j) "regulations" means the regulations made under this Act; (k) "rules" means the rules made under this Act; (l) "Vice-Presidents" means the Vice-Presidents of the Council.