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Post and Telegraph Act 1913

Authoritative Version
  • - C1913A00023
  • No longer in force
Act No. 23 of 1913 as made
An Act to amend the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1912 and the Post and Telegraph Rates Act 1902-1911.
Date of Assent 19 Dec 1913
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1985
Repealed by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

 

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

No. 23 of 1913.

An Act to amend the Post and Telegraph Act 19011912 and the Post and Telegraph Rates Act 19021911.

[Assented to 19th December, 1913.]

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 1913.

(2.)     The Post and Telegraph Act 19011912, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Act 19011913.

(3.)     The Post and Telegraph Rates Act 19021911, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Rates Act 19021913.


 

Amendment of s. 97 of Post and Telegraph Act 19011912

2.    Section ninety-seven of the Post and Telegraph Act 19011912 is amended by inserting after paragraph (m) the following paragraph:—

(ma) Prescribing the conditions of receipt, transmission, and delivery of letter telegrams.”

Letter telegrams.

3.    The Second Schedule to the Post and Telegraph Rates Act 19021911 is amended by adding, after Part II., the following Part:—

“Part III.—Letter Telegrams, as Prescribed.

Including address and signature—

Not exceeding 40 words...........................

One shilling.

Each additional word................................

One halfpenny.”