§ (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
§ The expression "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made under this Act:
§ The expression "parent or guardian" in relation to a defective shall include any person who undertakes or performs towards the defective the duty of a parent or guardian:
§ The expression "relative" means a lineal ancestor or lineal descendant, or lineal descendant of an ancestor not more remote than great-grandfather or great-grandmother:
§ The expression "intoxicants" includes any intoxicating liquor, and any sedative, narcotic, or stimulant drug or preparation:
§ The expression "place of safety" means any workhouse or police station, any institution, any place of detention, and -any hospital, surgery, or other suitable place, the occupier of which is willing to receive temporarily persons who may be taken to places of safety under this Act:
§ The expression "special school or class" means a special school or class within the meaning of the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act, 1899:
§ The expressions "institution" and "institution for defectives" mean a State institution or certified institution:
§ The expression. "State institution" means an institution for defectives of criminal, dangerous, or violent propensities established by the Board under this Act:2599
§ The expression "certified institution" means an institution in respect of which a certificate has been granted under this Act to the managers to receive defectives therein, and includes, subject to the provisions of this Act, any premises provided by a board of guardians and approved under this Act:
§ The expression "certified house" means a house in which defectives are received by the owner thereof for his private profit, and in respect of which a certificate has been granted under this Act:
§ The expression "approved home" means an institution in which defectives are received and supported wholly or partly by voluntary contributions, or by applying the excess of payment of some patients for or towards the support of other patients, or a house in which defectives are received by the owner thereof for his private profit, and which has been approved by the Board under this Act:
§ The expression "institution for lunatics" has the same meaning as in the Lunacy Acts, 1890 to 1911:
§ The expression "board of guardians of a Poor Law Union" shall include the Metropolitan Asylums Board and any joint committee of a combination of unions constituted by order of the Local Government Board.
§ (2) Cost on income account shall, as respects an institution provided by a local authority, include expenditure of income by the authority by way of interest on or repayment of capital raised, or by way of rent or other similar payment, for the purposes of the provision of the institution.
§ Lords Amendments:—
§ In Sub-section (1), after the word "means" ["The expression 'relative' means"], insert the words "the husband or wife or."
§ Leave out the word "criminal" ["criminal, dangerous or violent propensities"]
§ Leave out the words "an institution" ["'approved home' means an institution"], and insert the words "any premises."
§ In Sub-section (2), after the word "expenditure" ["include expenditure of income"], insert the word "out."
§ Lords Amendments agreed to.