16. In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires —
“commencement day”, in relation to a pioneer service company, means the date specified under section 17(3) or (4) in the certificate issued to that company under that section;
“pioneer service company” means a company which has been issued with a certificate under section 17;
“qualifying activity” means any of the following:
any engineering or technical services including laboratory, consultancy and research and development activities;
computer-based information and other computer related services;
the development or production of any industrial design; and
such other services or activities as may be prescribed.