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British Telecommunications Act 1981

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73(1)The [1980 c. 65.] Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 shall, as from the appointed day, be amended in accordance with the following sub-paragraphs.

(2)The reference to the Post Office in Schedule 16 (bodies to whom Part)( applies) shall be construed as including a reference to the Corporation.

(3)Paragraph 13 of Schedule 28 (which makes provision as to telegraphic" lines of the Post Office) shall have effect as if the first reference to a telegraphic line belonging to or used by the Post Office included a reference to such a line of the Corporation, as if for the words " the Post Office ", in all places (except the first and third) where they occur, there were substituted the words " British Telecommunications " and 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 Post Office " (where secondly occurring in paragraph (a)) there were inserted the words " or British Telecommunications " and for the word "it" in paragraph (c) there were substituted the words " the Post Office or British Telecommunications ";

(b)in relation to any such period so mentioned as begins to run on or after the appointed day, for the words " the Post Office " (where secondly occurring in paragraph (a)) there were substituted the words " British Telecommunications ".

(4)The references to the Post Office in paragraph 14(7) of that Schedule shall be construed as referring to the Corporation.

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