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British Telecommunications Act 1981

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13(1)Where an agreement to which this Schedule applies contains provision—

(a)conferring authority under paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1 to the [1949 c. 88.] Registered Designs Act 1949 for the use of a registered design for a purpose referable to the functions of the Post Office ; or

(b)providing for the conferring by the Post Office on a person of such an authority under that paragraph,

then, on and after the appointed day.—

(i)the authority conferred by the Agreement, and any authority conferred before that day in pursuance of such a provision as is mentioned in head (b), shall continue in force and shall have effect so as to authorise the use of the design for a purpose referable to the functions of the Corporation, being a purpose corresponding to that mentioned in head (a); and

(ii)the provision described in head (b) shall have effect as if it provided for the conferring by the Corporation of an authority having such effect as is mentioned in head (i).

(2)For the purpose of fulfilling obligations imposed on it by virtue of this paragraph, the Corporation shall, on and after the appointed day, have power to confer such an authority as is mentioned in head (ii) of sub-paragraph (1).

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