Dependent – means any of the following persons accompanying any emigrant namely: (a) any woman who has not entered into an agreement to emigrate under this Act; (b) any child in whose name and on whose behalf any such agreement has not been entered into; and (c) any aged or incapacitated relative or friend.
Indian Government (1883). The Indian Emigration Act 1883. Government. https://www.fijijournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Indian-Emigration-Act-and-Colonial-Emigration-Rules.pdf