Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

SCHEDULE 2

Amendments to other enactments

Item

Session & Chapter or Number and year

Short title

Amendment

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1

8 Edw. 7, c. 48

Post Office Act 1908

( a) In section 73(1) delete “mail bag, postal packet,” in each place where it occurs.

( b) In section 89 substitute the following for the definition of the expression “mail bag”:

“The expression ‘mail bag’ has the same meaning as in the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011:”.

( c) In section 89 substitute the following for the definition of the expression “postal packet”:

“The expression ‘postal packet’ has the same meaning as in the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011:”.

( d) In section 89 substitute the following for the definition of the expression “post office”:

“The expression ‘post office’ has the same meaning as in the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011:”.

( e) In section 89 substitute the following for the definition of the expression “post office letter box”:

“The expression ‘post office letter box’ shall be construed as a reference to a post box within the meaning of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011:”.

2

No. 17 of 1925

Firearms Act 1925

In section 19 substitute references to an employee of a postal service provider for references to an officer of An Post.

3

No. 2 of 1956

Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956

In section 49(1) substitute “A postal service provider” for “An Post”.

4

No. 26 of 1980

Ombudsman Act 1980

In Part 1 of the First Schedule substitute the following for “An Post”:

“An Post (other than an action taken in the performance of its functions relating to the provision of postal services within the meaning of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011)”.

5

No. 24 of 1983

Postal and Tele-communications Services Act 1983

( a) In section 3 substitute “made by the Minister or the Minister for Finance under this Act” for “made by the Minister, the Minister for Finance or the Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism under this Act or made by the postal company under section 84”.

( b) In section 4(1) delete paragraph ( d).

( c) In section 4(1)( f) delete “84,”.

( d) In section 5(4) delete paragraph ( a).

( e) In section 5(6) delete “84,”.

6

No. 20 of 2002

Communications Regulation Act 2002

( a) In section 13(7) insert the following after paragraph ( a):

“( aa) a postal service provider who is deemed to be authorised in accordance with section 38 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011, or”.

( b) In section 13(7)( b) substitute “individual undertakings, postal service providers or persons” for “individual undertakings or persons”.

( c) In section 60 substitute “under Part 5” for “under this Part”.

( d) In Part 1 of Schedule 1 delete paragraph (4)( b).

( e) In Part 2 of Schedule 1 delete paragraph (36).

7

No. 2 of 2005

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

( a) In paragraph 10 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 delete subparagraph ( d).

( b) In paragraph 10 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 substitute the following for subparagraph ( e):

“( e) section 55 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (prohibition on sending certain articles by post);”.

( c) In paragraph 6 of Part 2 of Schedule 6 substitute the following for subparagraph ( c):

“( c) section 55 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (prohibition on sending certain articles by post).”.