The Public Provident Fund Act,1968
Section 2. Definitions
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;
(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.