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Wireless Telegraphy Amendment Act 1980

Authoritative Version
Act No. 91 of 1980 as made
An Act to amend the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1905
Date of Assent 03 Jun 1980
Date of repeal 22 Dec 1983
Repealed by Radiocommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1983

Wireless Telegraphy Amendment Act 1980

No. 91 of 1980

 

An Act to amend the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1905

[Assented to 3 June 1980]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Wireless Telegraphy Amendment Act 1980.

(2) The Wireless Telegraphy Act 1905 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Forfeiture of appliances unlawfully erected, &c.

3. (1) Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting “the Crown for the use of; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:

“(2) The Minister may, by writing signed by him, direct that an appliance forfeited under this section be sold or otherwise disposed of upon such conditions (if any) as are specified in the instrument of direction and, pending his direction, the appliance shall be kept in such custody as he directs.”.

(2) The amendment made by sub-section (1) has effect in relation to appliances forfeited under section 7 of the Principal Act on or after 1 July 1979.