Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983

Power of Commissioners of Public Works to undertake work.

53.—(1) The Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland shall have power to undertake work at the request of either company.

(2) In the exercise of the power conferred by subsection (1), the said Commissioners shall, in respect of any new work undertaken by them at the request of either company on or after the vesting day, be deemed not to be a State authority for the purposes of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Acts, 1963 and 1976, and, accordingly, section 61 shall apply.