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Post Office Act 1969

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Abolition of Office of master of the Post Office

    1. 1.Abolition of office of master of the Post Office

  3. Part II The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications and his Functions

    1. 2.The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications

    2. 3.Transfer to the Minister of the Postmaster General's functions with respect to wireless telegraphy, and provisions consequential thereon

    3. 4.Transfer to the Minister of the Postmaster General's functions under section 6 of the Commonwealth Telegraphs Act 1949

    4. 5.Transfer to the Minister of the Postmaster General's power to make orders under the Recorded Delivery Service Act 1962

  4. Part III The new Authority for the Conduct of postal and telegraphic Business

    1. The Post Office

      1. 6.The Post Office

    2. Powers and Duties of the Post Office

      1. 7.Powers of the Post Office

      2. 8.Furnishing of overseas aid by the Post Office

      3. 9.General duty of the Post Office

      4. 10.Power to promote and oppose Bills,

    3. Powers of the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications over the Post Office

      1. 11.General ministerial control and supervision of the Post Office

      2. 12.Power of the Minister to direct the Post Office to do work for government departments and local authorities

      3. 13.Restriction of carrying on by the Post Office and its subsidiaries of certain activities

    4. The Post Office Users' Councils

      1. 14.The Post Office Users' Councils

      2. 15.Duty of the Post Office to consult the Post Office Users' National Council about certain proposals

    5. General Provisions as to Transfer to the Post Office of Property, Rights and Liabilities of the Postmaster General

      1. 16.Vesting in the Post Office of property, rights and liabilities generally

      2. 17.Power of the Minister to override section 16 in case of difficulty or uncertainty

      3. 18.Vesting in the Post Office of rights and liabilities under certain contracts conferring on the Crown incidental rights as to patents,

      4. 19.Transfer of assets of the Post Office Fund and general reserve, of certain other moneys, and of certain investments

      5. 20.Rights and liabilities as to conveyance of mails

      6. 21.Rights and liabilities as to telegraphs

      7. 22.Rights and liabilities, arising out of Acts authorising the acquisition of land or the execution of works

    6. Exclusive Privilege of the Post Office with respect to the Conveyance, &c, of Letters

      1. 23.Exclusive privilege of the Post Office with respect to the conveyance, of letters

    7. Exclusive Privilege of the Post Office with respect to Telecommunication

      1. 24.Exclusive privilege of the Post Office with respect to telecommunication

      2. 25.General classes of acts not infringing the telecommunication privilege

      3. 26.Acts relating to broadcasting not infringing the telecommunication privilege

      4. 27.Saving for things done under licence

    8. Charges and other Terms and Conditions applicable to Services

      1. 28.Schemes for determining charges and other terms and conditions applicable to services

    9. Limitation of Liability

      1. 29.Exclusion of liability of the Post Office, its officers and servants, in relation to posts and telecommunications

      2. 30.The Post Office to be subject to limited liability in respect of registered inland packets

    10. Finance

      1. 31.General duty of the Post Office as to finance

      2. 32.General reserve

      3. 33.The Post Office's commencing capital debt

      4. 34.The Post Office to be liable in respect of loans and guarantees under section 8 of the Post Office Act 1961

      5. 35.The Post Office's borrowing powers

      6. 36.Limitation of indebtedness

      7. 37.Loans by the Minister to the Post Office

      8. 38.Treasury guarantees

      9. 39.Accounts of the Minister with reference to Post Office indebtedness to him

    11. Banking

      1. 40.The Post Office as banker

      2. 41.The Post Office's liabilities as banker to be matched by cash and liquid assets

    12. The Post Office's Accounts, and Audit thereof

      1. 42.The Post Office's accounts, and audit thereof

    13. Pensions and other Benefits

      1. 43.Staff pensions

      2. 44.The Post Office to pay pensions, referable to the service of certain former civil servants

      3. 45.Amendment of sections 12 and 13 of the Superannuation Act 1965

      4. 46.The Post Office to be liable, in certain cases, for part payment of pensions of certain former civil servants

      5. 47.Making, by the Minister, in consideration of the Exchequer's being relieved of certain liabilities with respect to pensions, of payments to trustees appointed by the Post Office

      6. 48.Amendment of section 6 of the Commonwealth Telegraphs Act 1949

      7. 49.Provisions as to pensions of former employees of Cable and Wireless Limited and certain other persons

      8. 50.The Post Office to continue payment of the remaining pension under the Injuries in War (Compensation) Act 1915

      9. 51.Payments to the Post Office out of the National Insurance Fund and the Industrial Injuries Fund

    14. Rating

      1. 52.Rating in England and Wales

      2. 53.Rating in Scotland

      3. 54.Rating in Northern Ireland

    15. Lands

      1. 55.Compulsory purchase of land in Great Britain

      2. 56.Compulsory purchase of land in Northern Ireland

      3. 57.Entry, for exploratory purposes, on land in England or Wales

      4. 58.Entry, for exploratory purposes, on land in Scotland

      5. 59.Entry, for exploratory purposes, on land in Northern Ireland

      6. 60.Application, to acquisitions of land by the Post Office by agreement, of certain statutory provisions relating to compulsory purchase

      7. 61.Power to sell to the Post Office land belonging to Her Majesty in right of the Duchy of Lancaster

      8. 62.Requisitions on title as to Treasury consent to dealings with land precluded

      9. 63.Status of land vested in the Post Office by virtue of Part III

    16. Miscellaneous Matters

      1. 64.Inviolability of mails

      2. 65.Obligation of secrecy

      3. 66.Harbour charges on mail-bags

      4. 67.Mail-bags not to be subject to control by harbour authorities

      5. 68.Abolition of exemptions from tolls

      6. 69.Documentary evidence as to sums due for services

      7. 70.Provisions as to money and postal orders

      8. 71.Recoupment of losses on money orders wrongly paid to bankers

      9. 72.Remuneration of the Post Office for services rendered in relation to parliamentary elections

      10. 73.Reimbursement by the Post Office of the Minister of contributions to international organisations

      11. 74.Taxation of the Post Office's profits and capital gains

      12. 75.Records

      13. 76.Consequential adaptations of enactments

      14. 77.Repair of minor statutory deficiencies

      15. 78.Penalization of improper use of telecommunication services

      16. 79.Amendment of law as to packets addressed to a poste restante

      17. 80.Provision of information to persons holding office under the Crown

      18. 81.Modification of enactments relating to wages councils

      19. 82.Power of the Minister, pending transfer to the Minister of Transport from county councils of functions connected with issue of vehicle excise licences, to direct the Post Office to issue such licences

      20. 83.Repeal of certain provisions of the Telegraph Act 1868

      21. 84.Exemption from postage of certain petitions and addresses, and limitation of amount of postage recoverable in respect of parliamentary proceedings

      22. 85.Final accounts under the Post Office Act 1961

      23. 86.Interpretation of Part III

      24. 87.Power of Her Majesty in Council to make necessary provision if the Post Office surrenders privileges as regards the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands

    17. Extent of Part III and related Schedules

      1. 88.Extent of Part III and related Schedules

  5. Part IV Control of Programme Distribution Systems

    1. 89.Licensing of distribution systems

    2. 90.Provisions as to licences under section 89

    3. 91.Entry and search of premises

    4. 92.Orders and regulations

  6. Part V Provisions for securing the Continuance of the Carrying on, under the Auspices of a Director of Savings in Place of the Postmaster General, of certain financial Business

    1. The Director of Savings

      1. 93.Appointment, and functions and expenses, of the Director of Savings

    2. Replacement of the Postmaster General by the Director of Savings for the Purposes of the Post Office Savings Bank Acts 1954 and 1966, and Provisions consequential thereon

      1. 94.The National Savings Bank

      2. 95.Application of ordinary deposits

      3. 96.Consequential amendment of section 3 of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1966

      4. 97.Debit to the National Savings Bank Investment Account Fund of expenses of the Director of Savings and contributions in lieu of tax

      5. 98.Annual statement with respect to ordinary deposits and expenses

      6. 99.Adjustment of balances relating to ordinary deposits

      7. 100.Annual accounts with respect to investment deposits

      8. 101.Ultimate liability of the Consolidated Fund for repayment of deposits

      9. 102.Certain sums to be treated as expenses incurred by the Director of Savings

      10. 103.Amendment of section 10(1) of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954

      11. 104.Amendment of section 12(3) of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954

      12. 105.Parliamentary control of regulation-making powers under the Post Office Savings Bank Acts 1954 and 1966

      13. 106.Selective employment refunds referable to employment in the National Savings Bank

      14. 107.Vesting in the Minister of Public Building and Works of the Postmaster General's interest in certain lands in Hammersmith

    3. Replacement of the Postmaster General by the Director of Savings for the Purposes of the National Debt Act 1958 and the National Loans Act 1968, and Provisions consequential thereon

      1. 108.The stock register kept under Part I of the National Debt Act 1958

      2. 109.Power of the Treasury to raise money under the auspices of the Director of Savings

      3. 110.Amendment of section 12 of the National Debt Act 1958

      4. 111.Power to replace lost or destroyed bonds issued by the Postmaster General or the Director of Savings

      5. 112.Amendment of section 35 of the Finance Act 1961

    4. Credits to the Post Office in respect of certain capital Expenditure incurred by the Postmaster General in Connection with annuity, savings bank and national debt Functions

      1. 113.Credits to the Post Office in respect of certain capital expenditure incurred by the Postmaster General in connection with annuity, savings bank and national debt functions

    5. Extent of Part V and Schedule 6

      1. 114.Extent of Part V and Schedule 6

  7. Part VI Stamps and Stamp Duties

    1. Stamps

      1. 115.Use of postage stamps for revenue purposes

      2. 116.Allowance by Commissioners of Inland Revenue for spoiled postage stamps

      3. 117.Application of section 9 of the Stamp Act 1891, and provisions as to proceedings thereunder relating to postage stamps

      4. 118.Application of section 13 of the Stamp Duties Management Act 1891 to frauds touching postage stamps, and consequential amendment of section 16 of that Act

      5. 119.Power of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue to stamp paper for the Post Office

      6. 120.Validity of existing stamps

      7. 121.Amendment of the Insurance Acts as to stamps for payment of contributions

      8. 122.Power to apply to national savings stamps provisions with respect to revenue and postage stamps

      9. 123.Meaning of " postage " and " postage stamp "

    2. Stamp Duties

      1. 124.Composition for stamp duty on the Post Office's money orders

      2. 125.Composition for stamp duty on foreign money orders presented to the Post Office for payment

      3. 126.Postal orders to be exempt from stamp duty

      4. 127.Extension of section 52 of the Finance Act 1946

    3. Special Provisions with respect to Northern Ireland

      1. 128.Application of foregoing provisions of Part VI to Northern Ireland

      2. 129.Exemption of Act from stamp duty in Northern Ireland

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous and General

    1. 130.Power of the Treasury to dispose of their interest in the shares of Cable and Wireless Limited

    2. 131.Settlement of certain financial matters outstanding on the appointed day

    3. 132.Extension of regulation-making power under section 52(2) of the Government Annuities Act 1929

    4. 133.Power of managers of certain welfare funds to preserve their scope

    5. 134.Issue by local authorities in Great Britain of dog and game licences

    6. 135.Remuneration of the Post Office for issuing dog and game licences in England and Wales

    7. 136.Expenses

    8. 137.Cesser of obsolete, enactments

    9. 138.Transitional provisions

    10. 139.Application to Northern Ireland

    11. 140.Construction of references to enactments

    12. 141.Repeals

    13. 142.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Incidental Provisions with respect to the Post Office and the Members thereof

      1. Status

        1. 1.The Post Office shall be a body corporate having perpetual...

      2. Members

        1. 2.(1) A member of the Post Office shall hold and...

        2. 3.(1) Before appointing a person to be a member of...

        3. 4.(1) The Post Office— (a) shall pay to the members...

        4. 5.(1) If the Minister is satisfied that a member of...

        5. 6.Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons...

      3. Proceedings

        1. 7.The validity of any proceedings of the Post Office shall...

        2. 8.The quorum of the Post Office shall be three; and,...

        3. 9.Subject to the foregoing provisions of this Schedule, the Post...

      4. Staff

        1. 10.The Post Office shall appoint a secretary of the Post...

        2. 11.(1) Except so far as the Post Office is satisfied...

        3. 12.(1) Except with the Minister's consent, the Post Office shall...

      5. Fixing of Seal and Proof of Instruments

        1. 13.The fixing of the seal of the Post Office shall...

        2. 14.A certificate signed by the secretary of the Post Office...

        3. 15.Every document purporting to be an instrument made or issued...

    2. Schedule 2

      Glasses of Assets to be held by the Post Office to match its Debts to its banking Customers

      1. Part I Classes of Assets to be held to match a Proportion, determined under Section 41 of this Act, of Debts

        1. 1.Cash.

        2. 2.Money held on current account by other bankers on behalf...

        3. 3.Loans repayable either on demand or not later than the...

        4. 4.Loans of either of the kinds mentioned in paragraph 9...

        5. 5.Treasury bills payable not more than ninety-one days from date...

        6. 6.Assets of such other class as may from time to...

      2. Part II Classes of Assets to be held to match the Residue of Debts

        1. 7.Cash.

        2. 8.Money held as mentioned in paragraph 2 above.

        3. 9.Loans of the class specified in paragraph 3 above.

        4. 10.Loans of the class specified in paragraph 4 above.

        5. 11.Treasury bills and bills of Her Majesty's Government in Northern...

        6. 12.Assets of a class for the time being designated under...

        7. 13.Marketable fixed interest securities issued by Her Majesty's Government in...

        8. 14.Marketable fixed interest securities in the case of which the...

        9. 15.Loans of either of the kinds mentioned in paragraph 9...

        10. 16.Securities of the kind mentioned in the said paragraph 9,...

        11. 17.Assets of such other class as may from time to...

    3. Schedule 3

      Modifications of Schedules 5 and 6 to the Roads Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 for the Purposes of Orders made under Section 56 of this Act

      1. 1.For any reference in Schedule 5 to the Roads Act...

      2. 2.For any reference in Schedules 5 and 6 to the...

      3. 3.(1) Paragraph 2(2) of the said Schedule 5 shall be...

      4. 4.For any reference in the said Schedules to the said...

      5. 5.(1) For the purposes of a vesting order in respect...

      6. 6.In paragraph 10 of the said Schedule 5, for the...

    4. Schedule 4

      Adaptations of Enactments and Orders in Council consequential on the Assumption by the new Authority for the Conduct of postal and telegraphic Business of Functions exercised and performed before the appointed Day by the Postmaster General

      1. Part I Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule "the authority" means the authority established by...

      2. Part II Adaptations of public general Enactments

        1. Adaptations of Enactments relating to the Post

          1. 2.(1) With reference to any point of time after the...

          2. 3.As from the appointed day, section 1 of the Recorded...

        2. Adaptations of Enactments relating to Telegraphs

          1. 4.References to the company, the Postmaster General or the Post...

          2. 5.As from the appointed day, section 5(1) of the Telegraph...

          3. 6.The reference to the Postmaster General in section 2(1) of...

          4. 7.(1) Any such notice or counter-notice as follows, namely.—

        3. Adaptations of Enactments relating to the Supply of Electricity

          1. 8.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          2. 9.As from the appointed day, section 26 of the Electric...

          3. 10.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          4. 11.As from the appointed day, references to a private generating...

          5. 12.(1) As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster...

          6. 13.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

        4. Adaptations of other Enactments

          1. 14.As from the appointed day, section 11 of the Juries...

          2. 15.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          3. 16.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          4. 17.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          5. 18.As from the appointed day, the reference to Her Majesty's...

          6. 19.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          7. 20.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          8. 21.(1) For the purposes of section 2 of the Official...

          9. 22.As from the appointed day, section 187 of the Bankruptcy...

          10. 23.As from the appointed day, references in section 24 of...

          11. 24.With reference to any point of time after the beginning...

          12. 25.As from the appointed day, the reference in the definition...

          13. 26.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          14. 27.The reference to the Postmaster General in section 79(3) of...

          15. 28.As from the appointed day, section 5 of the Roads...

          16. 29.As from the appointed day, the reference in section 10...

          17. 30.As from the appointed day, section 2(2)(e) of the Execution...

          18. 31.As from the appointed day, section 14 of the Moneylenders...

          19. 32.Section 61(1) of the Land Drainage Act 1930 (which protects...

          20. 33.(1) As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster...

          21. 34.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          22. 35.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Post...

          23. 36.(1) As from the appointed day, the authority shall be...

          24. 37.(1) As from the appointed day, section 22(4) of the...

          25. 38.(1) As from the appointed day, the references to the...

          26. 39.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          27. 40.(1) As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster...

          28. 41.As from the appointed day, references to Post Office business...

          29. 42.(1) The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1947 shall,...

          30. 43.As from the appointed day, the second reference to the...

          31. 44.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          32. 45.(1) The Special Roads Act 1949 shall, as from the...

          33. 46.As from the appointed day, section 28(4)(c) of the Civil...

          34. 47.(1) As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster...

          35. 48.As from the appointed day, the reference in section 47(b)...

          36. 49.As from the appointed day, section 1(2) of the War...

          37. 50.As from the appointed day, the reference in section 17(2)...

          38. 51.As from the appointed day, references to post office business...

          39. 52.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          40. 53.As from the appointed day, section 16 of the Defamation...

          41. 54.As from the appointed day, references in section 6 of...

          42. 55.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Post...

          43. 56.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Post...

          44. 57.As from the appointed day, references in paragraph 8 of...

          45. 58.(1) Where the alteration of a telegraphic line of the...

          46. 59.(1) Where any work proposed to be done on or...

          47. 60.As from the appointed day, the reference in section 8(5)...

          48. 61.As from the appointed day, references in subsections (1) and...

          49. 62.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          50. 63.As from the appointed day, section 3 of the Local...

          51. 64.(1) As from the appointed day, references in section 45(1)...

          52. 65.(1) The Highways Act 1959 shall, as from the appointed...

          53. 66.As from the appointed day, references to the Post Office...

          54. 67.As from the appointed day, section 7(1) of the Payment...

          55. 68.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          56. 69.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          57. 70.As from the appointed day, Schedule 4 to the Public...

          58. 71.(1) The Town and Country Planning Act 1962 shall, as...

          59. 72.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          60. 73.As from the appointed day, the references to the Postmaster...

          61. 74.(1) No order made on or after the appointed day...

          62. 75.As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General...

          63. 76.As from the appointed day, the reference in subsection (1)...

          64. 77.As from the appointed day, the reference in section 1(4)...

          65. 78.(1) Where, on or after the appointed day, the Minister...

          66. 79.Where, on or after the appointed day, the Ministry of...

          67. 80.As from the appointed day, the Schedule to the Building...

          68. 81.(1) As from the appointed day, Schedule 1 to the...

          69. 82.As from the appointed day, Schedule 2 to the Industrial...

          70. 83.(1) Where the alteration of a telegraphic line of the...

          71. 84.As from the appointed day, paragraph 45(e) of Schedule 4...

          72. 85.As from the appointed day, section 38(7) of the Countryside...

          73. 86.(1) Where, on or after the appointed day, the Secretary...

          74. 87.As from the appointed day, Schedule 1 to the Industrial...

          75. 88.As from the appointed day, section 6 of the Transport...

          76. 89.(1) As from the appointed day, section 69(1) of the...

          77. 90.As from the appointed day, the authority shall be deemed...

          78. 91.As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster...

          79. 92.(1) As from the appointed day, section 70(1) of the...

          80. 93.(1) The authority shall be deemed to be statutory undertakers...

          81. 94.Nothing in the Roads Improvement Act (Northern Ireland) 1928 or...

      3. Part III Adaptations of local Enactments

        1. 95.(1) Whereas the enactments specified in the two Lists below...

        2. 96.(1) Nothing in— (a) the London Building Acts 1930 to...

        3. 97.(1) As from the appointed day, subsections (2) and (3)...

        4. 98.As from the appointed day, the references in section 120(1)...

        5. 99.(1) Subsection (3) of section 77 of the Kingston upon...

        6. 100.A benefit conferred on the Postmaster General by a provision...

        7. 101.(1) As from the appointed day, a provision to which...

        8. 102.Nothing in a local Act passed in the same Session...

      4. Part IV Adaptation of Orders in Council

        1. 103.As from the appointed day, references in the Parliamentary Writs...

        2. 104.As from the appointed day, Article 7 of the Visiting...

    5. Schedule 5

      Repair of minor Deficiencies in certain Acts

      1. 1.(1) In any proceedings against a person in respect of...

      2. 2.(1) Section 16(1) of the Post Office Act 1953 shall...

      3. 3.Section 63 of the Post Office Act 1953 shall have...

    6. Schedule 6

      Amendments of Acts consequential on Section 94 of this Act

      1. Part I Amendments of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954

      2. Part II Amendments of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1966

      3. Part III Amendments of other Enactments

    7. Schedule 7

      Settlement of financial Matters outstanding on the Appointed Day

      1. 1.(1) As soon as practicable after the appointed day, the...

      2. 2.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, any sums of...

      3. 3.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      4. 4.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      5. 5.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      6. 6.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      7. 7.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      8. 8.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      9. 9.If, immediately before the appointed day, any sums of money...

      10. 10.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, any sum is...

      11. 11.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, there are in...

      12. 12.Where, in respect of use before the appointed day of...

      13. 13.Where, in respect of Use before the appointed day of...

      14. 14.If, immediately before the appointed day, any sums of money...

      15. 15.(1) Where, under any such arrangements as are mentioned in...

      16. 16.(1) If, immediately before the appointed day, any sums of...

      17. 17.(1) Any payment which, if this Act had not passed,...

      18. 18.(1) The Secretary of State shall, out of the moneys...

    8. Schedule 8

      Obsolete, &c, Enactments ceasing to have Effect

      1. Part I Enactments ceasing to have Effect on the Passing of this Act

        1. Enactment of the Parliament of England

        2. Enactments of the Parliament of the United Kingdom

        3. Enactments of the Parliament of Northern Ireland

      2. Part II Enactments ceasing to have Effect on the appointed Day

        1. Enactments of the Parliament of the United Kingdom

        2. Enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland

    9. Schedule 9

      General transitional Provisions

      1. 1.(1) Section 3(1) of this Act shall not affect the...

      2. 2.(1) Any agreement, and any provision in a document not...

      3. 3.(1) Any such regulations as follows that are in force...

      4. 4.Any postage or other sum payable under the Post Office...

      5. 5.(1) References in sections 70 and 71 of this Act...

      6. 6.An authorisation given under section 3(1), 61, 62 or 64...

      7. 7.An undertaking given under section 51(2) or (3) of the...

      8. 8.Where, on the appointed day there are in progress any...

      9. 9.(1) This paragraph applies to the following instruments, namely.—

      10. 10.(1) Any licence operating by way of exception from the...

      11. 11.A notice or certificate given, request made or requirement imposed...

      12. 12.An authority granted under section 5(1) of the Telegraph Act...

      13. 13.Any such council as is mentioned in the Telegraph Act...

      14. 14.(1) A notice given under section 26 of the Electric...

      15. 15.An order under section 187 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act...

      16. 16.A notice given under section 24 of the Requisitioned Land...

      17. 17.(1) No steps shall be taken for the enforcement of...

      18. 18.(1) Any regulations under section 79 of the Representation of...

      19. 19.(1) Any regulations under section 53 of the Electoral Law...

      20. 20.(1) Nothing in Part III of this Act shall affect...

      21. 21.A notice served under section 29 of the Income Tax...

      22. 22.A notice given under section 6 of the Local Government...

      23. 23.In relation to an agreement which, on the appointed day,...

      24. 24.An order under paragraph 8 of Schedule 1 to the...

      25. 25.A notice given under section 5(4) of the Milford Haven...

      26. 26.A notice given under section 3 of the Local Government...

      27. 27.(1) Where, between the passing of this Act and the...

      28. 28.(1) Notwithstanding section 83 of the Town and Country Planning...

      29. 29.No enforcement notice shall be served by virtue of section...

      30. 30.Neither an interim development authority, nor, where the Ministry of...

      31. 31.(1) Subsection (2) of section 57 of the Landlord and...

      32. 32.(1) A licensing authority to whom an application is made...

      33. 33.(1) Where a person enters the employment of the Post...

      34. 34.(1) For the purpose of computing, for the purposes of...

      35. 35.(1) Where a person enters the employment of the Post...

      36. 36.(1) Notwithstanding paragraph 82 of Schedule 4 to this Act,...

      37. 37.(1) Notwithstanding paragraph 82 of Schedule 4 to this Act,...

      38. 38.Where an interest of the Postmaster General in land vests...

      39. 39.(1) Where— (a) in relation to relevant land, an act...

      40. 40.(1) Where work begun before the passing of this Act,...

      41. 41.(1) If, in the case of a hereditament vested in...

      42. 42.(1) If, in the case of lands and heritages vested...

      43. 43.(1) If, in the case of a hereditament vested in...

      44. 44.(1) If an order made by virtue of section 67...

      45. 45.An application by the Post Office made before the appointed...

      46. 46.(1) The Postmaster General shall be under obligation to provide...

      47. 47.All expenses incurred by the Post Office before the appointed...

      48. 48.The following enactments, namely.— (a) section 107(1) of the National...

      49. 49.Where works on land vested in the Post Office by...

      50. 50.(1) Where, on the appointed day, a matter in dispute...

      51. 51.An indemnity given under section 13 of the National Debt...

      52. 52.Any reference to the Postmaster General in a prospectus issued...

      53. 53.Where the Crown retains possession of any documents of title...

      54. 54.Any legal proceedings or applications pending on the appointed day...

    10. Schedule 10

      Special transitional Provisions with respect to Patents for Inventions and Registered Designs

      1. Part I Patents for Inventions

        1. 1.For the purposes of so much of section 32(1) of...

        2. 2.(1) Where an agreement in the case of which rights...

        3. 3.Where, by an agreement in force immediately before the appointed...

        4. 4.(1) If an obligation of the department of the Postmaster...

        5. 5.Where, in the case of an invention, an authority for...

        6. 6.The authority of the Post Office in respect of an...

        7. 7.(1) The Post Office shall have power to use, for...

        8. 8.(1) In relation to any use of a patented invention...

        9. 9.(1) Any dispute as to the exercise by the Post...

        10. 10.(1) Where, in pursuance of an agreement made before the...

        11. 11.Expressions to which meanings are assigned by the Patents Act...

      2. Part II Registered Designs

        1. 12.(1) Where an agreement in the case of which rights...

        2. 13.Where, by an agreement in force immediately before the appointed...

        3. 14.(1) If an obligation of the department of the Postmaster...

        4. 15.Where, in the case of a design, an authority for...

        5. 16.The authority of the Post Office in respect of a...

        6. 17.(1) In the case of articles vested in the Post...

        7. 18.(1) In relation to any use of a registered design...

        8. 19.(1) Any dispute as to the exercise by the Post...

        9. 20.(1) Where, in pursuance of an agreement made before the...

        10. 21.Expressions to which meanings are assigned by the Registered Designs...

    11. Schedule 11

      Repeals and Revocations

      1. Part I Enactments repealed on the Passing of this Act

      2. Part II Enactments repealed on the appointed Day

        1. Enactment of the Parliament of Great Britain

        2. Enactments of the Parliament of the United Kingdom

        3. Enactments of the Parliament of Northern Ireland

      3. Part III Orders in Council revoked on the appointed Day

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