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Post Office Act 1969

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Schedule 6Amendments of Acts consequential on Section 94 of this Act

Part IAmendments of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954

Provision amended and Subject-matter thereofAmendment
Section 2 (general power to make regulations).

In subsection (1), for the words " The Postmaster General, with the consent of the Treasury, may make regulations", there shall be substituted the words

The Treasury may make regulations,

and the words " in his department" shall be omitted; and, in subsection (2), for the words

post office savings banks

and the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted, respectively, the words

the National Savings Bankand the words " the Director of Savings ".

Section 4 (limit on amount of deposits).In subsection (1), the words " by the Postmaster General" shall be repealed.
Section 6 (withdrawal).

For the words " the authority of the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the word

authority;

and for the words " any Post Office where deposits are received or paid ", there shall be substituted the words

any place at which deposits can be withdrawn.

Section 7 (regulations as to deposits).

In subsection (1), for the words " The power of the Postmaster General with the consent of the Treasury to make regulations ", there shall be substituted the words

The power of the Treasury to make regulations;

in paragraphs (a), (b) and (e), for the words " a post office savings bank " and the words " any post office savings bank", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

in paragraphs (d) and (g), for the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings; for paragraph (f), there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

" (f) for the purpose of the payment or transfer of any sum, for authorising a person to be treated as having been domiciled in the place in which he was resident at the date of his death";

and, in paragraph (l), the words " the Postmaster General to treat as a depositor in a post office savings bank" shall be omitted, and, at the end of that paragraph, there shall be added the words

to be treated as a depositor;

and, in subsection (2), for the words " a post office savings bank ", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 8 (settlement of disputes).

In subsection (1), for the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings;

in subsection (2), for the words " the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings;

in subsection (4), for the words " books belonging to the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

books of the National Savings Bank;

and, in subsection (5), for the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 10 (secrecy).

In subsection (1), for the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 11 (transfer of deposits to other savings banks).

In subsection (1), the words " under this Act" shall be repealed, and for the words " the Postmaster General " there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings;

in subsections (4) and (5), for the words " the Postmaster General", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings;

and, in subsection (6), for the words " the post office savings bank ", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 12 (transfer of deposits from other savings banks).

In subsection (1), for the words " a post office savings bank", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

in subsection (2), for the words " to any person authorised to receive deposits under this Act", there shall be substituted the words

at any place where the business of the National Savings Bank is transacted,

and the words " made under this Act" shall be repealed; in subsection (5), for the words " the post office savings bank", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

and, in subsection (6), for the words " the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 13 (transfer of deposits from and to overseas savings banks).

In subsection (1), for the words " the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings,

and for the words " the post office savings bank" (in both places where they occur) there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank:

in subsection (2), the reference to an arrangement's having been made under subsection (1) shall be construed as including a reference to an arrangement's having been made under that subsection by the Postmaster General before the appointed day, and for the words " the Postmaster General may place any amount transferred in pursuance of those arrangements to the post office savings bank", there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings may cause any amount transferred in pursuance of the arrangement to the National Savings Bank to be placed;

and, in subsection (3), for the words " Regulations made under this Act by the Postmaster General with the consent of the Treasury ", there shall be substituted the words

Regulations made under this Act by the Treasury.

Section 14 (deposits by charitable societies, &c).

In subsections (1) and (2), for the words " a post office savings bank ", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

in subsection (3), for the words " The Postmaster General " there shall be substituted the words

The Director of Savings,

and, for the words " a post office savings bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

and, in subsection (4), for the words " any obligation on the Postmaster General as respects his receiving any funds" there shall be substituted the words

any obligation on the National Savings Bank to receive funds.

Part IIAmendments of the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1966

Provision amended and Subject-matter thereofAmendment
Section 1 (investment deposits).

In subsection (1), for the words " received under the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954 (in this Act referred to as ' the principal Act') may be so " there shall be substituted the words

may be;

in subsection (2), the words " made in a post office savings bank" shall be repealed; and, in subsection (3), after the words "The following provisions of" there shall be inserted the words

the Post Office Savings Bank Act 1954, in this Act referred to as.

Section 2 (terms of investment deposits).

In subsection (1), for the words " as the Postmaster General may from time to time by regulations made with the consent of the Treasury prescribe" there shall be substituted the words

as the Treasury may from time to time by regulations prescribe,

and for the words " the Postmaster General " (where secondly occurring) there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings;

in subsection (2), the words " the Postmaster General's" shall be omitted; and, in subsection (4), for the words

The Postmaster General

there shall be substituted the words

The Director of Savings.

Section 4 (investment by National Debt Commissioners).

In subsection (1), for the words " the Postmaster General with the consent of the Treasury " there shall be substituted the words

the Treasury;

in subsection (2), for the words " the Postmaster General with the consent of the Treasury " there shall be substituted the words

the Treasury

and for the words " to the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

to the Director of Savings;

and, in subsection (3), for the words " the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 6 (making of deposits).

For the words " the Postmaster General " there shall be substituted the words

the Treasury.

Part IIIAmendments of other Enactments

Enactments of the Parliament of the United Kingdom

Provision amended and Subject-matter thereofAmendment
Section 9 of the Bankers' Books Evidence Act 1879 (interpretation of "bank", "banker" and " bankers' books ").For the words " any post office savings bank" there shall be substituted the words " the National Savings Bank
Section 2 of the Consolidated Fund (Permanent Charges Redemption) Act 1883 (power of Treasury to borrow from the National Debt Commissioners, out of funds in their hands on account of trustee or post office savings banks, capital sums necessary for carrying into effect contracts made in pursuance of the Consolidated Fund (Permanent Charges Redemption) Act 1873).

In subsection (1), for the words " Trustee or Post Office Savings Banks" there shall be substituted the words

trustee savings banks and the National Savings Bank.

Section 10 of the Savings Banks Act 1887 (issue, for specially low fee, of certificate of birth, marriage or death for purposes of Acts relating to savings banks and government annuities).

For the words "Post Office Savings Banks " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 141 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 (definition of " savings bank " for the purposes of the provisions of the Act relating to allotment notes).

In subsection (4)(b), for the words " a post office savings bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 44 of the Friendly Societies Act 1896 (investment of funds).

In subsection (1)(a), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Rule 172 in Schedule 1 to the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907 (disposal of money payable to persons under legal disability).

In paragraph (f), in sub-paragraph (1), for the words "the Post Office Savings Bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank,

and, in sub-paragraph (4), for the words "the Post Office Savings Bank" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 9 of the Government of Ireland Act 1920 (reserved matters).

In subsection (2)(b), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank ", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 47A of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 (right of surviving spouse to have own life interest redeemed).

In subsection (2), in rule 2, for the words " the purchase of an immediate life annuity from the National Debt Commissioners through the Post Office Savings Bank", there shall be substituted the words

the purchase, under the Government Annuities Act 1929, of an immediate savings bank annuity.

Section 27 of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (attachment of moneys payable by the Crown).

In subsection (1), in the proviso, in paragraph (c), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 46 of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (provisions as to arrestment).

In the proviso, in paragraph (c), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 29 of the Income Tax Act 1952 (power of surveyor of taxes to obtain information as to interest paid or credited without deduction of tax).

In subsection (3), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank ", there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank

and for the words " the Postmaster General " there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 21 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954 (regulations as to deposits).

In subsection (2), for the words " the post office savings bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

and, in subsection (4), for the words " the post office savings bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank, for paragraph (b), there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

" (b) for the purpose of the payment or transfer of any sum, for authorising a person to be treated as having been domiciled in the place in which he was resident at the date of his death ",

and, in paragraph (c), for the words "the Postmaster General" there shall be substituted the words

the Director of Savings.

Section 54 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954 (trustees of a trustee savings bank who propose to close the bank to give to depositors notice of the facilities afforded by law for transfer of deposits to a post office savings bank).

In subsection (3), for the words " a post office savings bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 56 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954 (procedure available on closing a bank).

In subsection (3), for the words " a post office savings bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank;

and, in subsection (4), for the words "any post office savings bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 38 of the Administration of Justice Act 1956 (attachment of debts).

In subsection (2), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 9 of the Finance Act 1956 (relief from income tax on certain savings bank interest).

In subsection (1), for the words " the Post Office savings bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Schedule 3 to the Insurance Companies Act 1958 (rules for valuing policies and liabilities).

In paragraph 5, for the words " the purchase of a life annuity from the National Debt Commissioners through the Post Office Savings Bank" there shall be substituted the words

the purchase under the Government Annuities Act 1929 of a savings bank annuity.

Section 143 of the County Courts Act 1959 (attachment of debts).

In subsection (2), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 17 of the Trustee Investments Act 1961 (extension to the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands of so much of section 16 as relates to the Post Office Savings Bank and to trustee savings banks).

In subsection (3), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Part I of Schedule 1 to the Trustee Investments Act 1961 (narrower-range investments not requiring advice).

In paragraph 2, for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 20 of the Finance Act 1966 (exclusion from relief from income tax of interest on Post Office investment deposits).

For the words " the Post Office savings bank" there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Enactments of the Parliament of Northern Ireland
Section 25 of the Betting and Lotteries Act (Northern Ireland) 1957 (offences in connection with lotteries).

In subsection (4)(c), for the words " the Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Section 98 of the County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 (investment of funds in court).

In subsection (2)(c), for the words " a Post Office Savings Bank " there shall be substituted the words

the National Savings Bank.

Schedule 3 to the Insurance Companies Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (rules for valuing policies and liabilities).

In paragraph 5, for the words " the purchase of a life annuity from the National Debt Commissioners through the Post Office Savings Bank" there shall be substituted the words

the purchase under the Government Annuities Act 1929 of a savings bank annuity.

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