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Commonwealth Telecommunications Act 1968

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Commonwealth Telecommunications Act 1968

1968 CHAPTER 24

An Act to make provision as to the legal capacity of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Bureau and for the repeal of the provisions relating to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Board.

[8th May 1968]

Be it enactedby the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Legal capacity of Commonwealth Telecommunications Bureau.

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Bureau to be established in pursuance of the recommendations of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Conference held in London in March 1966 shall have the legal capacity of a body corporate.

2Repeal of provisions relating to Commonwealth Telecommunications Board.

As from such date as Her Majesty may by Order in Council appoint, not being earlier than the date of the termination of the Commonwealth Telegraphs Agreements made respectively on 11th May 1948 and on 25th July 1963, the following provisions are hereby repealed, namely—

(a)in the Commonwealth Telegraphs Act 1949, sections 1 and 2 and Schedule 1 (which relate to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Board established in pursuance of those Agreements);

(b)in Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1957, and in the Part substituted therefor by Schedule 3 to that Act, the entry

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Board.

3Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Commonwealth Telecommunications Act 1968.

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