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Post and Telegraph Act 1916

Authoritative Version
  • - C1916A00014
  • No longer in force
Act No. 14 of 1916 as made
An Act to amend Section Seven of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1913.
Date of Assent 30 May 1916
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1975
Repealed by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

No. 14 of 1916.

An Act to amend Section Seven of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1913.

[Assented to 30th May, 1916.]

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 1916.

(2.)   The Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1913, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1916.

Amendment of s. 7.

2.   Section seven of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1913 is amended by adding at the end thereof the words “Provided that if the Governor-General notifies by proclamation that for the purposes of the administration of the Department any portion of a State or Territory is attached to any adjoining State, the Deputy Postmaster-General of that adjoining State shall be the principal officer of the Department in the portion so attached.”