In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "Acting Chief Justice" means a Judge appointed under article 126 of the Constitution to perform the duties of the Chief Justice of India;
(b) "Actual service" includes-
(i) Time spent by a Judge on duty as Judge, or the performance of such other functions as he may, at the request of the President, undertake to discharge; and
(c) "Chief Justice" means the Chief Justice of India, but does not include an acting Chief Justice;
(d) "High Court" means the High Court for a State;
(e) "Judge" means a Judge of the Supreme Court and includes the Chief Justice and an acting Chief Justice;
(f) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(g) "service as a Judge in India" means service rendered 1*[in the Supreme Court] or in any such Court and in one or more of the High Courts, and "Judge in India" and" service for pension as a Judge in India" shall be construed accordingly;
(h) "Service for pension" includes-
(i) Actual service;
(ii) Time spent by a Judge of a High Court in attending the sittings of the Supreme Court as an ad hoc Judge under article 127 of the Constitution if he is subsequently appointed as a Judge;
(iii) Forty-five days or the amount actually taken, whichever is less, of each period of leave on full allowances;
(i) "Vacation" means such period or period during a year as may be fixed as vacation by or under the rules of the Supreme Court made with the prior approval of the President.
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