Article 27 - Interpretation
(1) In these
Regulations, a reference to:
a provision of any law or regulation includes a reference to that provision as amended or
re-enacted from time to time:
(A) an obligation to publish or cause to be published a particular document shall, unless expressly provided otherwise in these
Regulations, include publishing or
causing to be published in printed or electronic form;
(B) a calendar year shall mean a year of the Gregorian calendar;
(C) a month shall mean a month of the Gregorian calendar;
(D) the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter;
(E) writing includes any form of representing or reproducing words in legible form; and
Person is, where the context permits, to any Person in respect of which the QFC Authority has jurisdiction under or pursuant to the QFC Law or these Regulations (or any other Related Regulations) or whose conduct or activities are or may be subject to the QFC Law or any such Regulations.
(2) The headings in these
Regulations shall not affect its interpretation.
(3) A reference in these
Regulations to a Schedule, an Article or a Part using a short form description of such Article or Part in parenthesis are for convenience only and the short form description shall not affect the construction of the Article or Part to which it relates.
(4) A reference in these
Regulations to a Part, Article or Schedule by number only, and without further identification, is a reference to a Part, Article or Schedule of that number in these Regulations.
(5) A reference in an Article or other division or Schedule of these
Regulations to a paragraph, sub-paragraph or Article by number or letter only, and without further identification, is a reference to a paragraph, sub-paragraph or Article of that number or letter contained in the Article or other division or Schedule of these Regulations in which that reference occurs.
(6) Each of the Schedules to these
Regulations shall have effect as if set out in these Regulations and reference to these Regulations shall include reference to the Schedules.
(7) Any reference in these
Regulations to “include”, “including”, “in particular” “for example”, “such as” or similar expressions shall be considered as being by way of illustration or emphasis only and are not to be construed so as to limit the generality of any words preceding them.
(8) References to Chairman, Chief Executive Officer,
Director General, director or similar expressions are, where the context permits, a reference to the Person holding that office
from time to time.