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Post Office Act 1969

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Schedule 3Modifications of Schedules 5 and 6 to the Roads Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 for the Purposes of Orders made under Section 56 of this Act

1For any reference in Schedule 5 to the Roads Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 to an authority or a local authority or to the functions of a local authority as a road authority there shall be substituted a reference to the Post Office or to the functions of the Post Office as the case may require.

2For any reference in Schedules 5 and 6 to the said Act of 1948 to the Ministry within the meaning of that Act there shall be substituted a reference to the Minister.

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

(2)In paragraph 2(3)(c) of the said Schedule 5, after the word " served ", there shall be inserted the words

by post by means of the recorded delivery service.

4For any reference in the said Schedules to the said Act of 1948 there shall be substituted a reference to this Act.

5(1)For the purposes of a vesting order in respect of an estate in land, being an estate less than a fee simple, the said Schedule 5 shall have effect with such modifications as may be necessary to enable such an estate to be acquired by means of the vesting order and to enable compensation in respect thereof to be duly paid or discharged and (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions) shall have effect as if for the words in paragraph 5 of the said Schedule 5 from "A vesting order" to "under this Schedule " there were substituted the following words— A vesting order shall operate, without further assurance, to vest in the Post Office, as from the date on which the vesting order becomes operative (in this Schedule referred to as ' the date of vesting'), all such estates in, to or over the land to which the order relates as are specified in the order, freed and discharged from all the estates of any other person whosoever therein except in so far as is otherwise expressly provided in the order, and the rights and claims of any such other person in respect of an estate so vested shall, as from the date of vesting be transferred and attached, to the extent to which compensation may be payable in accordance with this Schedule, to the funds of the Post Office (in this Schedule referred to as ' the compensation fund') and shall be discharged by payments made by the Post Office

(2)In the said paragraph 5, for the words from " be the date " onwards there shall be substituted the words

be the date on which the vesting order becomes operative or the date of the lodgment of the vesting order with the registering authority under that Act, whichever is the later.

6In paragraph 10 of the said Schedule 5, for the words from " signed" to the end of head (b), there shall be substituted the words

signed by such person as may be designated for the purposes of this Schedule by the Post Office.

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