(1) In these Rules –
(i) ‘Act’ means the Companies Act, 1956 (1of 1956);
(ii) ‘Annexure’ means an Annexure to these Rules;
(iii) ‘Charge’ includes a mortgage;
(iv) ‘Form’ means a Form in Annexure A;
(v) ‘responsible officer’, in relation to a company, means any one of the following:-
(a) a director of the company;
(b) 1[***] manager or secretary of the company;
(c) any other officer or employee of the company, who may from time to time be recognized or declared by the Central Government to be a responsible officer of the company within the meaning and for the purposes of these Rules;
(vi) ‘the seal’ means the common seal of the company; and
(vii) ‘section’ means a section of the Companies Act, 1956.
(2) Words or expressions occurring in these rules and not defined in sub-rule (1) shall bear the same meaning as in the Act.