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SR 1911 No. 192 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 18 Nov 1911
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1975
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

STATUTORY RULES.

1911. No. 192.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE POST AND TELEGRAPH ACT 1901-1910.

(Issued provisionally as Statutory Rules 1911, No. 126.)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the undermentioned amended Regulations under the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1910, namely:—

Regulations for Securing the Telegraph Lines or Works of the Postmaster-General from Interference by House Removals or Other Works.

to come into operation on the second day of December, 1911.

Dated this eighth day of November, One thousand nine hundred and eleven.

DENMAN.

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

C. E. FRAZER.

 

Regulations for Securing the Telegraph Lines or Works of the Postmaster General from Interference by House Removals or Other Works.

(1) No person shall do any work which may require the removal of, or may injure or interfere with, any wire or other property of the Postmaster-General, without giving to the Deputy Postmaster-General in the State concerned, or to a Postmaster in that State, not less than 24 hours’ previous notice in writing of his intention to do the work.

(2) In the doing of the work every person shall—

(a) use all reasonable and proper means to avoid any injury to, or interference with, any wire or other property of the Postmaster-General; and

(b) comply with every reasonable requirement of the Deputy Postmaster-General or Postmaster as to the method of doing the work so as to avoid any such injury or interference as aforesaid.

(3) Any expense incurred by the Postmaster-General in protecting his wires or other property from being injured or interfered with by the work, or in removing any such wire or other property to allow of the work being done and subsequently restoring it, shall be paid to the Postmaster-General by the person doing the work.

(4) A person who commits a contravention of this Regulation is guilty of an offence, and shall be liable, on conviction, to a penalty not more than Ten pounds, and not less than Ten shillings.

 

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