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The Postal Services Act 2000 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2001

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Article 2

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 26TH MARCH 2001

ProvisionSubject matter of provision
Section 83Interfering with the mail: postal operators
Section 84Interfering with the mail: general
Section 85Prohibition on sending certain articles by post
Section 86Prohibition on affixing advertisements on certain letter boxes etc.
Section 87Prohibition on misleading descriptions
Section 88Obstruction of business of universal service providers
Section 109Evidence of thing being a postal packet
Section 127(6), in so far as it relates to the repeals and revocations specified in the table belowGeneral amendments and repeals
In Schedule 9, the repeals and revocations specified in the table belowRepeals and revocations

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ReferenceShort TitleExtent of Repeal
1 & 2 Eliz. 2 c. 36Post Office Act 1953Section 11
Sections 25 to 28
Section 32
Sections 52 to 65
Sections 68 to 70
Section 72
Section 79
1967 c. 80Criminal Justice Act 1967In Schedule 3, in Part I, the entries in respect of the Post Office Act 1953
1981 c. 45Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981Section 29
1985 c. 56Interception of Communications Act 1985Section 11(2)
S.I. 1993/1324Post Office (Abolition of Import Restrictions) Regulations 1993The whole Regulations
Note: The repeal of section 52 of the Post Office Act 1953 (which extends only to Scotland) does not affect any liability at common law in respect of any offence described in that section.

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