ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
2 Lands Clauses Act partially incorporated
4 Declaration of specified places
5 Construction, etc, of telegraphs and working of same under the control of the Postmaster-General
6 As to form and execution of deeds and instruments relating to the works
7 Actions by and against the Postmaster-General
8 Rules may be made
General Powers to Construct Telegraphs, Acquire Lands and Raise Money
9 Power in Minister to authorise construction of telegraphs
10 Power to raise funds by debentures
11 Power of acquiring and dealing with land
12 Telegraph property vested in Accountant-General of Jamaica
Construction of Telegraphs
13 Powers for entry on lands and survey. Notice as to exercising same
14 When and how posts may be erected and wires stretched
15 Power to lop trees touching the posts or wires
16 Penalties on breach of rules
17 Exemption from personal responsibility of the Chief Post Office Engineer and Postmaster-General
18 Realisation from loans or the works to be paid to the credit of the Telegraph Fund
THE TELEGRAPH ACT
[Date of Commencement: 3rd January, 1879]
Law 68 of 1958.
Act 14 of 1968.
This Act may be cited as the Telegraph Act.
The Lands Clauses Act is incorporated with this Act, except sections 10, 11, 84, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 101, 103, 104 and 105, and except the provisions of that Act which are inconsistent with this Act; but payments and deposits required to be made by the promoters shall be made by the Accountant-General on the warrant of the Postmaster general out of the Telegraph Fund.
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