Section 2 (28B)


"interest on securities" means,—

 (i)  interest on any security of the Central Government or a State Government ;

(ii)  interest on debentures or other securities for money issued by or on behalf of a local authority or a company or a corporation established by a Central, State or Provincial Act ;

(28BB) "insurer" means an insurer, being an Indian insurance company, as defined under clause (7A) of section 2 of the Insurance Act, 1938 (4 of 1938), which has been granted a certificate of registration under section 3 of that Act;