Postal Order (Inland) Amendment (No. 13) Regulations, 1977.

S.I. No. 52 of 1977.

POSTAL ORDER (INLAND) AMENDMENT (NO. 13) REGULATIONS, 1977.

I, CONOR CRUISE O'BRIEN, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 23 and 24 of the Post Office Act, 1908, section 5 of the Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1951 (No. 17 of 1951), and section 3 of the Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1969 (No. 18 of 1969), and with the consent of the Minister for Finance, hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Postal Order (Inland) Amendment (No. 13) Regulations, 1977.

2. These Regulations shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1977.

3. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to these Regulations.

4. The Postal Order (Inland) Regulations, 1905, are hereby amended by the substitution of the following for Regulation 5 (inserted by the Postal Order (Inland) Amendment (No. 12) Regulations, 1975 ( S.I. No. 318 of 1975 )):

"5. The poundage payable on postal orders shall be as follows :

For an order for any multiple of £0.05 between £0.10 and £0.95, both inclusive

4.5p

For an order for any multiple of £1.00 between £1.00 and £10.00, both inclusive, and for £1.25 and £1.50

6.5p"

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 22nd day of February, 1977.

CONOR CRUISE O'BRIEN,

Minister for Posts and

Telegraphs.

The Minister for Finance hereby consents to the provisions of the foregoing Warrant.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Finance, this 22nd day of February, 1977.

RICHIE RYAN,

Minister for Finance.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

This Instrument, which comes into operation on the 1st April, 1977, provides for amending the poundage on postal orders.

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