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Post and Telegraph Act 1912

Authoritative Version
  • - C1912A00030
  • No longer in force
Act No. 30 of 1912 as made
An Act to amend the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1910.
Date of Assent 24 Dec 1912
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1975
Repealed by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

 

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

No. 30 of 1912.

An Act to amend the Post and Telegraph Act 1901–1910.

[Assented to 24th December, 1912.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Act 1912.

(2.)  The Post and Telegraph Act 1901–1910 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Act 1901–1912.

Amendment of Section 85

2.  Section eighty-five of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting the word “twenty” from the proviso to sub-section (1.) thereof, and by inserting the word “eighteen” in its stead; and

(b) by inserting after the words “from the surface” the words “and that when along any such road track or water such wire or cord shall, except at a crossing, be at least twelve feet from the surface”.