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SR 1910 No. 35 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Post and Telegraph Regulations 1902.
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1975
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

STATUTORY RULES.

1910. No. 35.

 

PROVISIONAL REGULATIONS UNDER THE POST AND TELEGRAPH ACT 1901.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby certify that, on account of urgency, the undermentioned amended Regulations under the Post and Telegraph Act 1901, namely:—

Postal Regulations.

Packets1. Within the Commonwealth and to Papua (British New Guinea), New Zealand, and Fiji. Terms and Conditions under which Packets may be transmitted within the Commonwealth. Newspapers.

Parcels Post—How to address and pack.

Telephone Regulations.

Part I.—Telephone Exchanges.

Part XIX.—Miscellaneous.—Printing of telephone lists.

should come into immediate operation, and make the amended Regulations to come into operation forthwith as Provisional Regulations.

Dated this eighth day of April, One thousand nine hundred and ten.

DUDLEY,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

JOHN QUICK.

 

POSTAL REGULATIONS.

Packets.

I.—Within the Commonwealth and to Papua (British New Guinea), New Zealand and Fiji.

 

Terms and Conditions under which Packets may be transmitted within the Commonwealth.

 

Regulation 3 under this head (Gazette No. 26 of 5th June, 1902, page 239, as amended by Statutory Rules 1909, Nos. 104 and 111) is amended by inserting after the paragraph relating to liquids, oils and fatty substances, the following paragraphs:—

“Wine, spirits, liqueurs, or other alcoholic beverages shall not be transmitted by post unless they

(a) consist of bonâ fide samples, and each sample does not exceed four ounces in weight, and

(b) the samples are packed in the manner in which liquids are, by these Regulations, required to be packed.”


Newspapers.

Regulation 5 under this head (Gazette No. 26 of 5th June, 1902, page 242) is amended by inserting at the commencement thereof the words:—

“Except in the case of newspapers sent to the United Kingdom by the ‘all sea’ route.”

Parcels Post.

How to Address and Pack.

Regulation 1 under this head (Gazette No. 26 of 5th June, 1902, page 249) is repealed, and the following Regulation substituted in lieu thereof:—

I. In addition to the name and address of the person for whom it is intended, every parcel addressed to any place beyond the Commonwealth must bear the name and address of the sender on the wrapper, thus:

From……………………………..of……………………………….

The name and address of the sender may also be indicated on parcels for delivery within the Commonwealth.

 

TELEPHONE REGULATIONS.

Part 1.—Telephone Exchanges.

Regulation II under this head (Statutory Rules 1908, No. 111) is repealed, and the following Regulation substituted in lieu thereof:—

“II.—(1) Telephone lines must be rented for a period certain of one year at least, or of such longer time as the Deputy Postmaster-General decides, and thereafter the renting shall continue unless and until determined by notice in accordance with this Regulation.

(2) On or at any time after the expiration of the period certain, the renting of the line, or of any extension thereof, may be determined—

(a) by the subscriber giving to the Deputy Postmaster-General one month’s previous notice in writing of his intention to discontinue the use of the line or extension; or

(b) by the Deputy Postmaster-General giving to the subscriber one month’s previous notice in writing of his intention to discontinue the service.

(3) Rent will be charged only to the expiration of the notice of discontinuance.

(4) The notice to the Deputy Postmaster-General may be waived in the case of the death of the subscriber if—

(a) the telephone line is an ordinary telephone line, and

(b) a special agreement for the renting of the line for a fixed term is not in force, and

(c) the notice would involve payment of rent for any period beyond the date to which rent has already been paid.

(5) Nothing in this Regulation shall affect the power of the Postmaster-General, or a Deputy Postmaster-General, to determine the agreement under any other Regulation.”


 

Part XIX.—Miscellaneous.

Printing of Telephone Lists.

Regulation, 126a under the above head (Statutory Rules 1908, No. 87) is repealed, and the following Regulation substituted in lieu thereof:—

“Illicit Telephone Lists.

“126A.—(1) Any person who (without the authority of the Deputy Postmaster-General in the State, proof whereof shall lie upon such person) prints, publishes, or circulates any list of all or any of the subscribers to a telephone exchange, shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding five pounds for each copy of any list printed, published or circulated in contravention of this Regulation.

(2) Any person who (without the authority of the Deputy Postmaster-General in the State, proof whereof shall lie upon such person) authorizes any other person to print, publish or circulate any list of all or any of the subscribers to a telephone exchange, shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding fifty pounds.

(3) Each copy of any list printed, published or circulated in contravention of this Regulation, shall be forfeited to the King, and shall, on demand in writing by the Deputy Postmaster-General, be delivered up to him or any officer authorized by, him to receive it.”

 

Printed and Published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by J. Kemp, Government Printer for the State of Victoria.