1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning,
(a) “Fonds” means the Fonds d’assurance-prêts agricoles et forestiers established by section 2;
(b) “Société” means the Société de financement agricole;
(c) “farm loan” means a financial commitment or part of a financial commitment which, under an assistance program established under the Act respecting the Société de financement agricole (chapter S-11.0101), has a right to the insurance provided for in section 4 of this Act, a loan, line of credit or special loan granted under the Act respecting farm financing (chapter F-1.2), a loan granted from 1 August 1978 under an Act replaced thereby (Act to promote farm improvement (chapter A-18), Farm Credit Act (chapter C-75), Act to promote long term farm credit by private institutions (chapter C-75.1), Act to promote credit to farm producers (chapter C-77), Act to promote special credit to agricultural producers during critical periods (chapter C-79)), or a loan or special loan assumed after 11 August 1988;
(d) “forest loan” means a financial commitment or portion thereof which, under the forest management funding program established under section 124.37 of the Forest Act (chapter F-4.1), gives entitlement to the insurance provided for in section 4 of this Act, or a loan granted under the Forestry Credit Act (chapter C-78) or the Act to promote credit by private institutions (chapter C-78.1);
(e) “lender” means any person who grants a farm loan or a forestry loan;
(f) “regulation” means a regulation made by the Government under this Act.