Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932

Road transport business of a railway company.

18.—(1) No road transport business carried on by a railway company shall be deemed to be part of the business of such company for the purpose of any agreement between such company and the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs entitling such company to send telegrams free or at a reduced rate.

(2) All road transport business carried on, directly or indirectly, by the Great Southern Railways Company shall for the purposes of section 53 of the Principal Act be deemed to be business ancillary or subsidiary to the railway of that company, and accordingly charges made by that company for carriage by road transport shall not be subject to the jurisdiction of the Railway Tribunal.