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The Postal Services Regulations 1999

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Exclusive privilege of Post Office

5.—(1) After subsection (4) of section 66 of the 1981 Act (exclusive privilege of Post Office) there shall be inserted the following subsections–

(4A) No proceedings shall be instituted in respect of an offence under this section except by or on behalf of the Secretary of State.

(4B) Without prejudice to subsection (2), compliance with this section shall be enforceable by civil proceedings by or on behalf of the Crown for an injunction or interdict or for any other appropriate relief.

(2) In article 2(2) of the Postal Privilege (Suspension) Order 1981(1) (suspension of exclusive privilege for certain letters), after the words “conveyance of a letter which” there shall be inserted the words “either weighs not less than 350 grams or”.

(1)

S.I. 1981/1483.

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