Article 77 - Interpretation

(1) In these Regulations, a reference to:
(A) a provision of any law or regulation includes a reference to that provision as amended or re-enacted from time to time and any reference to a law includes any regulation or rule passed pursuant to such law;
(B) an obligation to publish or cause to be published a particular document, unless expressly provided otherwise in these Regulations, includes publishing or causing to be published in printed or electronic form;
(C) a Person includes any natural Person, body corporate or body incorporate, including a company, partnership, unincorporated association, government or state;
(D) a calendar year means a year of the Gregorian calendar;
(E) a month means a month of the Gregorian calendar;
(F) the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter; and
(G) writing includes any form of representing or reproducing words in legible form.
(2) The headings in these Regulations do not affect their interpretation.
(3) A reference in these Regulations to a Schedule, an Article or a Part using the short form description of such Schedule, Article or Part in parenthesis are for convenience only and the short form description does 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 of these Regulations to a paragraph, subparagraph 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 of these Regulations in which that reference occurs.
(6) Any reference in these Regulations to “include”, “including”, “in particular”, “for example”, “such as” or similar expressions are 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 replacing them.
Amended (as from 24th December 2017).