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British Telecommunications Act 1981

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3(1)Subsections (1) and (2) of section 7 shall have effect in relation to the first accounting year of the Corporation as if—

(a)the three accounting years of the Post Office immediately preceding that year had been accounting years of the Corporation; and

(b)things of any kind which during those years or that year were constructed, manufactured or produced for the corresponding purpose by the Post Office had been constructed, manufactured or produced for the relevant purpose by the group;

and those subsections shall have similar effect, so far as may be necessary, in relation to the second, third and fourth accounting years of the Corporation.

(2)In this paragraph— " the corresponding purpose " means the purpose of use by the Post Office, or supply by the Post Office to outside persons for use by such persons—

(a)in connection with, or in the construction, manufacture or production of articles for use in connection with, telecommunication services by whomsoever provided ;

(b)for, or in the construction, manufacture or production of articles for use for, the provision of telecommunication services ; or

(c)in connection with other services provided by the Post Office;

" the group" and " the relevant purpose" have the same meanings as in section 7.

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