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5(1)After the abolition of the Consumer Council for Postal Services under section 30(2), any duty of the Consumer Council for Postal Services to make an annual report, in relation to any financial year for which such a report has not been made, is to be discharged by the Council.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The period between the abolition of the Consumer Council for Postal Services and the end of the preceding financial year (if less than 12 months) is to be treated as the financial year for which the last annual report is required.
(3)If that period is 9 months or longer the Council must make the last annual report as soon as practicable after the end of that period.
(4)If that period is shorter than 9 months the last annual report must be made no later than the first report of the Council under section 7.
(5)In this paragraph—
“annual report” means a report required by section 55(1) of the Postal Services Act 2000 (c. 26);
“financial year” means a year ending with 31 March.
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