(1) In this Act, except in so far as the context or subject-matter otherwise indicates or requires:
Department means the Department of Industry and Investment.
Director means the Director of the Agricultural Scientific Collections referred to in section 12 (1).
Fund means the Agricultural Scientific Collections Fund referred to in section 15 (1).
regulation means a regulation made under this Act.
Trust means the Agricultural Scientific Collections Trust constituted by section 5.
trust property means property vested in the Trust by or pursuant to this Act.
trustee means a trustee referred to in section 6 (1).(2) In this Act, a reference to:(a) a function includes a reference to a power, authority and duty, and(b) the exercise of a function includes, where the function is a duty, a reference to the performance of the duty.