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Section 13 – The General Clauses Act, 1897

The General Clauses Act, 1897



13. Gender and number.-


In all 1(Central Acts) and Regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context.- Words importing the masculine gender shall be taken to include females, and words in the singular shall include the plural, and vice versa.



1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “Acts of the Governor General in Council”.



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