Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932


2.—In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Railways Act, 1924 (No. 29 of 1924);

the expression “road transport” means the carriage of passengers, passengers' luggage, merchandise and mails, or any of them, for reward by road in mechanically propelled vehicles not running on permanent rails;

the expression “mechanically propelled vehicle” includes a vehicle drawn by a mechanically propelled vehicle;

the expression “statutory order” means an order made under the authority of a statute, whether such order was or was not confirmed by statute;

the expression “statutory agreement” means an agreement recognised, approved of, or confirmed by statute or by statutory order;

the word “merchandise” includes goods, wares, minerals, and animals but does not include passengers' luggage or mails.