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Post and Telegraph Act 1960

Authoritative Version
  • - C1960A00085
  • No longer in force
Act No. 85 of 1960 as made
An Act to repeal section twenty-one of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1950 and to repeal the Post and Telegraph Rates (Defence Forces) Act 1939-1940.
Date of Assent 13 Dec 1960
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1975
Repealed by Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

POST AND TELEGRAPH.

 

No. 85 of 1960.

An Act to repeal section twenty-one of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1950 and to repeal the Post and Telegraph Rates (Defence Forces) Act 1939-1940.

[Assented to 13th December, 1960.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’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 1960.

(2.)    The Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1950, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1960.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

Postage on letters of sailors, soldiers, &c.

3.  Section twenty-one of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901-1950 is repealed.

Repeal of Post and Telegraph Rates (Defence Forces) Act.

4.  The following Acts are repealed:—

Postal Rates (Defence Forces) Act 1939;

Post and Telegraph Rates (Defence Forces) Act 1940;

Post and Telegraph Rates (Defence Forces) Act (No. 2) 1940.