Section 9 in Indian Penal Codes
Unless the contrary appears from the context, words importing the singular number include the plural number, and words importing the plural number include the singular number.
Title: Man Woman
The word “man” denotes a male human being of any age; the word “woman” denotes a female human being of any age
The word “person” includes any Company or Association or body of persons, whether incorporated or not.
The word “public” includes any class of the public, or any community
[Rep. by the A.O. 1950.]