THE CENTRAL ROAD FUND ACT,2000
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, –
(a) appointed day means the date on which the Fund is established under sub- section (1) of section 6;
(b) cess means a duty in the nature of duty of excise and customs, imposed and collected on motor spirit commonly known as petrol and high speed diesel oil for the purposes of this Act;
(c) Fund means the Central Road Fund established under sub-section (1) of section 6;
(d) national highways means the highways specified in the Schedule to the National Highways Act,1956 or any other highway declared as national highway under sub-section (2) of section 2 of the said Act; (48 of 1956)
(e) National Highway Authority of India means an authority constitutedunder sub-section (1) of section 3 of the National Highways Authority of India Act,1988; (68 of 1988)
(f) prescribed means prescribed by the rules made under this Act.