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Postal Services Act 2000

Section 83: Interfering with the mail: postal operators

126.Section 83 provides for it to be an offence for a person engaged in the business of a postal operator to delay or open postal packets without reasonable excuse. It amalgamates the content of offences previously included in the Post Office Act 1953. It specifies a number of cases that are not to be regarded as offences under the section.

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