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31At the date of Union, or as soon thereafter as practicable, Canada will take over the following services and will as from the date of Union relieve the Province of Newfoundland of the public costs incurred in respect of each service taken over, namely,E+W+S+N.I.
(a)the Newfoundland Railway, including steamship and other marine services;
(b)the Newfoundland Hotel, if requested by the Government of the Province of Newfoundland within six months from the date of Union;
(c)postal and publicly-owned telecommunication services;
(d)civil aviation, including Gander Airport;
(e)customs and excise;
(g)protection and encouragement of fisheries and operation of bait services;
(h)geological, topographical, geodetic, and hydrographic surveys;
(i)lighthouses, fog alarms, buoys, beacons, and other public works and services in aid of navigation and shipping;
(j)marine hospitals, quarantine, and the care of ship-wrecked crews;
(k)the public radio broadcasting system; and
(l)other public services similar in kind to those provided at the date of Union for the people of Canada generally.
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