(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
holder, in relation to any liable property, means the person who or which holds the property
liable property, in relation to a liable transaction, means property—
liable transaction means a transfer of property made or agreed to be made by a local authority (being a local authority that has been dissolved or affected by an order under section 36 of the Local Government Act 1974) at any time during the period commencing on 14 November 1988 and ending with 31 October 1989
recipient, in relation to a liable transaction, means the person to whom or which the transfer concerned was made
transfer, includes grant, conveyance, gift, and lease; and to transfer has a corresponding meaning
transferor, in relation to a liable transaction, means the local authority that made or agreed to make the transfer concerned.