Section 2 Definitions. of Public Provident Fund Act (PPF), 1968


2.   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

 (a)  "Fund" means the Public Provident Fund established under the Scheme;

 (b)  "minor" means a person who is not deemed to have attained majority under the Indian Majority Act, 1875 (9 of 1875);

  (c)  "Scheme" means the Public Provident Fund Scheme framed under sub-section (1) of section 3;

 (d)  "subscriber" means an individual who makes subscription to the Fund under section 4 and where such subscription is made by an individual on behalf of a minor, of whom he is the guardian, such minor;

  (e)  "year" means the financial year.


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