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In this Act the following Words and Expressions shall have the several Meanings hereby assigned to them, over and above their several ordinary Meanings, unless there shall be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction; (that is to say,)
Words importing the Singular Number shall include the Plural Number, and Words importing the Plural Number shall include the Singular Number:
Words importing the Masculine Gender shall include Females:
The Word “Person” shall include a Body Politic or Corporate:
The Words “His Royal Highness, His Heirs and Successors,” shall include the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, Kings and Queens of England for the Time being, entitled to the Lands and Possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall, or the Revenues thereof, during a Vacancy of the said Duchy:
The Words “Lands and Possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall” the Words “Lands or possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall,” and the Words “Lands and Possessions,” and “Lands or Possessions,” applied to the Duchy of Cornwall, shall include all Hundreds, Castles, Honors, Lordships, Manors, Forests, Chases, Woods, Parks, Messuages, Lands, Tithes, Fixtures, Franchises, Services, Rents, Pensions, Annuities, Rights, Privileges, Easements and other Land Revenues, Possessions, Tenements, and Hereditaments whatsoever, Parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same.
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