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Act No. 23 of 1911 as made
An Act to authorize the expending of moneys paid into the Trust Fund Telegraphs and Telephones Special Works Account.
Date of Assent 22 Dec 1911
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

 

TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES SPECIAL WORKS ACCOUNT.

 

No. 23 of 1911.

An Act to authorize the expending of moneys paid into the Trust Fund Telegraphs and Telephones Special Works Account.

[Assented to 22nd December, 1911.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows :—

Short title.

1.   This Act may be cited as the Telegraphs and Telephones Special Works Account Act 1911.


 

Apportionment of moneys to be expended.

2.   The amount of Six hundred thousand pounds appropriated under Division 6a (Special Works) of the Schedule to Act No. 5 of 1911 and payable into Trust Fund Telegraphs and Telephones Special Works Account shall, subject to section three of this Act, be expended in the manner set forth in the Schedule to this Act.

Sum insufficient for purposes of item.

3.   Where any moneys authorized by this Act to be expended for the purposes of any item in the Schedule are insufficient for the purposes of the item or where no moneys are specified for the purposes of any item in the Schedule, the Governor-General may, by order, direct that there shall be applied for the purposes of the item a sum out of any surplus arising from moneys authorized by this Act to be expended for the purposes of any other item in the Schedule.

Copy of order to be laid before Parliament.

4.   A copy of every order by which an altered application of moneys may be made shall be laid before both Houses of the Parliament within seven days after the making thereof, if Parliament is then sitting, and if not then within seven days after the next meeting of Parliament.

 

SCHEDULE.

APPORTIONMENT OF AMOUNT PROVIDED UNDER DIVISION 6a— SPECIAL WORKS OF THE SCHEDULE TO ACT No. 5 OF 1911.

Telegraphs and Telephones.

New South Wales.

No. 1. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and materials.......

£77,850

2. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground...................................................

160,750

3. New trunk lines................................................................................................

11,400

4. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks..............................................

16,600

5. New switchboards or extensions.......................................................................

6. Purchase of lines..............................................................................................

7. Transfer of electric lighting plant of the General Post Office, Sydney, to the City Council Supply...........................................................................................................

 

£266,600

Victoria.

No. 8. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material........

£9,000

9. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground..................................................

36,000

10. New trunk lines .............................................................................................

2,000

11. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks............................................

131,000

12. New switchboards and extensions .................................................................

 

£178,000

Carried forward...................................................................................

£444,600


 

Schedulecontinued.

Brought forward....................................................................................

£444,600

Queensland.

No. 13. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material......

£10,200

14. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, material, and miscellaneous switchboards, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground    

16,200

15. New trunk lines..............................................................................................

2,000

16. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks............................................

17. New switchboards and extensions..................................................................

18. Purchase of lines............................................................................................

19. Pneumatic tubes..............................................................................................

 

£28,400

South Australia.

No. 20. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material......

£8,000

21. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground...................................................

21,900

22. New trunk lines..............................................................................................

8,000

23. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks............................................

2,100

24. New switchboards and extensions..................................................................

1,500

25. Pneumatic tubes..............................................................................................

 

£41,500

Western Australia.

No. 26. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material......

£12,600

27. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground...................................................

65,200

28. New trunk lines..............................................................................................

800

29. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks............................................

30. New switchboards and extensions..................................................................

 

£78,600

Tasmania.

No. 31. Construction and extension of telegraph lines, instruments, and material......

£2,000

32. Construction and extension of telephone lines, instruments, and material, including construction of conduits and placing wires underground...............................

4,900

33. New trunk lines..............................................................................................

34. Metallic circuits in existing single-wire networks............................................

35. New switchboards and extensions..................................................................

 

£6,900

Total..........................................................................................

£600,000