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Post Office Act 1969

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37(1)As from the appointed day, section 22(4) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1945 shall have effect as if the first reference to a telegraphic line belonging to or used by the Postmaster General included a reference to such a line of the authority's, as if for the words " the Postmaster General" in all places (except the first and third) where they occur, there were substituted the words

the Post Officeand as if—

(a)in relation to any such period mentioned in paragraph (a) as begins to run before, and is current on, the appointed day, after the words " the Postmaster General" (where secondly occurring in that paragraph) there were inserted the words

or the Post Office,

for the word " he " in paragraph (b), there were substituted the words

the Postmaster General or the Post Office,

and after the word " his " in both paragraphs, there were inserted the words

or its;

(b)in relation to any such period so mentioned as begins to run on or after the appointed day, for the words "the Postmaster General" (where secondly occurring in paragraph (a)) and for the word " he " in paragraph (b), there were substituted the words

the Post Office,

and for the word " his" in both paragraphs, there were substituted the word

its.

(2)As soon as practicable after the making, on or after the appointed day, of an order under the said section 22 extinguishing a public right of way in circumstances in which subsection (4) of that section applies, the Secretary of State shall give notice to the authority of the making of the order.

(3)As from the appointed day, sections 27 and 28 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1945 shall apply to the acquisition of land by the authority under this Act as they apply to the acquisition of land by a purchasing authority under any other enactment.

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