Post Office (Revenues) Act 1710

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The Post Office (Revenues) Act 1710[1]
Long titleAn Act for establishing a General Post Office for all Her Majesties Dominions, and for settling a weekly Sum out of the Revenues thereof for the Service of the War and other Her Majesties Occasions.[2]
Citation9 Ann c 11
Status: Repealed

The Post Office (Revenues) Act 1710 (9 Ann c 11) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, which established post offices in the colonies[3] and allotted its weekly revenues for the ongoing war and other uses.

The Act repealed the 1695 Act of William III and united the Post Offices of England and Scotland under two Postmasters General of Great Britain;[4]:347

The Post Office (Revenues) Act 1710, except the last two sections, was repealed by section 1 of, and the Schedule to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1871.

So much of the Post Office (Revenues) Act 1710 as was unrepealed was repealed by section 92 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Post Office Act 1908.

Section 45[edit]

This section is section 91 in Ruffhead's Edition.[5] This section was repealed by section 1 of, and the Schedule to, 37 & 38 Vict c 22.

This Act is chapter 10 in Ruffhead's Edition.[6]

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  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Short Titles Act 1896. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 1 to the Short Titles Act 1896, which is headed "Title".
  3. ^ Max Savelle, Empires to Nations: Expansion in America, 1713-1824, p.43 (1974)
  4. ^ Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge: Vol. VIII. London: W. & R. Chambers, Ltd. 1901.
  5. ^ Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales. The Law Reports: The Public General Statutes passed in the Thirty-Seventh and Thirty-Eighth Years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, 1874. London. 1874. Page 163. Footnote 1.
  6. ^ Footnote to this Act in the Schedule to the Statute Law Revision Act 1871

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