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Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 27 May 2017 at 14:34)
Part 2 Section 8
8   Gender and number
In any Act or instrument:
(a)  a word or expression that indicates one or more particular genders shall be taken to indicate every other gender,
(b)  a reference to a word or expression in the singular form includes a reference to the word or expression in the plural form,
(c)  a reference to a word or expression in the plural form includes a reference to the word or expression in the singular form,
(d)  a reference to a person does not exclude a reference to a corporation merely because elsewhere in the Act or instrument there is particular reference to a corporation (in whatever terms expressed), and
(e)  a reference to a person does not exclude a reference to an individual merely because elsewhere in the Act or instrument there is particular reference to an individual (in whatever terms expressed).