2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “animal” means any bull, bullock, cow, ox, heifer, [calf, buffalo, goat and sheep];
(b) “carcase” means the dead body or any portion of the dead body of an animal as defined in clause (a);
(c) “catering establishment” means any hotel, restaurant, eating house, cafe, canteen, and includes any other place of a like nature open to the public or to any limited class of the public where meat in any form is consumed or procurable;
(d) “meat” means the flesh or other edible portion of any animal which has been slaughtered in a slaughter-house as defined in clause (f) ;
(e) “prohibited day” means a day on which the slaughter of animal and the sale of meat thereof is prohibited by the Government by notification in the official Gazette; and
(f) “slaughter-house” means any place used for the slaughter of any animal for the purpose of selling the flesh thereof as meat or otherwise, but excludes any slaughter-house belonging to or maintained by the [Armed Forces of Bangladesh].