AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT AND CO-OPERATIVE BANK ACT - 1965 (ACT 286)

    Section - 38 - Interpretation.

    In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:-

    "agriculture" includes the raising of crops, horticulture, forestry, fishery, animal husbandry, poultry farming, dairy farming, bee-keeping and agriculture;

    "agriculturist" means any person engaged in agriculture, farming or in the development of agriculture or agricultural produce, or in the storage, warehousing, marketing or processing of agricultural produce;

    "Bank" means the Development Bank established by section 1 of this Act; [As amended by Agricultural Development Bank Act, 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 182) s. 17 (1)].

    "Chairman" means Chairman of the Board of Directors;

    "co-operative society" means any Co-operative Society registered in Ghana under any law for the time being in force relating to the registration of Co-operative Societies;

    "cottage industry" means an industry which is carried on wholly or mainly by the members of a family either as a full-time occupation or by a group of such persons who have formed themselves into a co-operative society; and

    "Council" means the National Liberation Council [As substituted by Agricultural Development Bank Act, 1965 (Amendment) Decree 1967 (NLCD 182) s. 17 (2)].