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British Telecommunications Act 1981

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Part IE+W+S+N.I. Enactments Repealed on the Passing of this Act

Chapter or NumberShort titleExtent of repeal
31 & 32 Vict. c. 110.The Telegraph Act 1868.Section 11.
In the Schedule, paragraphs 7 to 9, 12 and 13.
41 & 42 Vict. c. 76.The Telegraph Act 1878.In section 2, in the definition of “telegraphic line”, the words from “and also” to “communication”.
Section 14.
55 & 56 Vict. c. 59.The Telegraph Act 1892.Section 8.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 26.The Telephone Transfer Act 1911.The whole Act.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 39.The Telegraph (Construction) Act 1911.Section 6(2).
1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. 36.The Post Office Act 1953.Sections 3 and 4.
2 & 3 Eliz. 2. c. iv.The Dover Harbour Consolidation Act 1954.Section 120.
9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 15.The Post Office Act 1961.The whole Act.
1968 c. 13.The National Loans Act 1968.In Schedule 5, the entry relating to the Post Office Act 1961.
1969 c. 48.The Post Office Act 1969.Section 1.
In section 2(6), the words from “but anything” onwards.
In section 6, in subsection (1) the words from “so, however” onwards, in subsection (2), paragraph (a) and, in paragraph (b), the words “after the expiration of that period”, and subsection (2A).
Section 12(10).
Section 14(18).
Section 17.
Section 19.
Sections 31 and 32.
Section 34.
Section 50.
Section 68.
Section 74(1).
Section 81(3).
Sections 82 and 83.
Section 85.
In section 86(1), in the definition of “local authority” the words “county borough”.
Sections 106 and 107.
Section 127.
In section 129(1), the words “or any order made under this Act” and “or any copy of any such order”.
Sections 130 and 131.
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 2(2), 4(2) and 11(2), (3) and (5).
In Schedule 4, in paragraph 2(1), in the Table, the entry relating to section 3 of the 1953 Act and paragraphs 81, 87, 93(1)(i),(ii) and (viii), 94 and 98.
Schedule 7.
In Schedule 9, paragraphs 3(1), (3), (4) and (6), 4, 5, 8, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22 to 26, 31, 32, 36 to 47 and 50.
1977 c. 44.The Post Office Act 1977.The whole Act.

Northern Ireland LegislationE+W+S+N.I.

1970 c. 1 (N.I.).The Harbours Act (Northern Ireland) 1970.In section 26(4), the words “as from the appointed day within the meanin of the Post Office Act 1969”.
S.I. 1974/2143 (N.I. 6).The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1974.In Schedule 2, the words “Officers of the Post Office”.

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