(1)In this Act—
“the Act of 1884” means the M1Yorkshire Registries Act 1884;
“the Act of 1954” means the M2Landlord and Tenant Act 1954;
“county council”, in relation to a Yorkshire deeds registry, means the county council of the riding for which the registry is or was maintained;
“instrument” includes any document which is, or but for Part II of this Act would be, capable of registration under the Act of 1884, and references to the registration of an instrument include references to the registration of a memorial of an instrument;
“puisne mortgage” means a legal mortgage not protected by a deposit of documents relating to the legal estate affected;
“Yorkshire deeds registry” means a registry maintained under the Act of 1884.
(2)Any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference thereto as amended by any other enactment, including, except where the context otherwise requires, this Act.