144-A. APPLICATION OF THE CHAPTER AND DEFINITION
(1) This Chapter shall apply only to elections to committees of societies belonging to the categories specified in section 73-G.
(2) In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) "Collector" means the Collector having jurisdiction over the local areas in which the registered office of the society concerned is situated; and includes the Additional Collector, and also any officer not below the rank of Deputy Collector, appointed by the State Government to exercise the powers and to perform the duties of the Collector under this Chapter];
(b) "election" means an election of a member or members of the committee or of officer or officers of a specified society ;
(c) "specified society” means a society belonging to any of the categories specified in section 73-G.