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Schedule 4Adaptations 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

Part IIAdaptations of public general Enactments

Adaptations of Enactments relating to the Supply of Electricity

8As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General in the following enactments and regulations (which confer protection for his telegraphic lines and works), namely:—

(a)section 26 of the Electric Lighting Act 1882;

(b)section 4 of the Electric Lighting Act 1888 and regulations made under that section ;

(c)sections 10, 14, 60, 69 and 79 of the Schedule to the Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899 and the definition of "telegraphic line " in section 1 of that Schedule ;

(d)section 22(4) and (5) of the Electricity (Supply) Act 1919 ;

(e)section 25(3) of the Electricity (Supply) Act 1922 ;

(f)section 9(3) of the Electricity Act 1947 ;

(g)regulations made, or having effect as if they had been made, under section 60 of the last-mentioned Act; and

(h)section 28(8) of the Electricity Act 1957 ; shall be construed as referring to the authority.

9As from the appointed day, section 26 of the Electric Lighting Act 1882 and the enactments incorporated by that section shall, in their application to an Electricity Board, have effect as if references therein which are to be construed as referring to the authority included references to a government department.

10As from the appointed day, the reference to the Postmaster General in section 62(1)(b) of the Schedule to the Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899 (service of notices) shall be construed as referring to the authority.

11As from the appointed day, references to a private generating station in section 11 of the Electricity (Supply) Act 1919 (restrictions on the establishment of new generating stations) shall be construed as including references to a generating station (within the meaning of that Act) for the generation of electricity for use wholly or mainly for the purposes of the authority's undertaking.

12(1)As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General in.section 37(9) of the Electricity (Supply) Act (Northern Ireland) 1931 (savings) shall be construed as referring to the authority.

(2)As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General in section 41 of the said Act of 1931 (electricity supply for certain undertakings not to cause interference with telegraphic lines belonging to, or used by, the Postmaster General) shall be construed as referring to the authority.

13As from the appointed day, references to the Postmaster General in section 40(2) to (4) of the Electricity (Supply) Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 (saving for power of certain Ministers) shall be construed as referring to the authority.