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Post Office Act 1969

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5(1)References in sections 70 and 71 of this Act to a money order issued by the Post Office shall include references to—

(a)a money order issued by the Postmaster General but not paid before the appointed day; and

(b)an order issued by him in pursuance of such an arrangement as is mentioned in section 24 of the Post Office Act 1953 (as in force immediately before the appointed day) but not so paid, being an order which is for the payment of money in the British Islands and corresponds to a money order issued by him;

and the reference in the said section 71 to payment by the Post Office shall include a reference to payment by the Postmaster General.

(2)References in section 70 of this Act to a postal order issued by the Post Office shall include references to a postal order issued by the Postmaster General but not paid before the appointed day.

(3)In this paragraph " the British Islands" means the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

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