Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act, 1983

Transfer of administration and business of Department of Posts and Telegraphs.

4.—(1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by section 3 of this Act shall, on the appointed day, be transferred to the Department of Communications.

(2) References to the Department of Posts and Telegraphs contained immediately before the appointed day in any statute (other than the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983 ) or statutory instrument passed or made before the appointed day shall, on and after the appointed day, be construed as references to the Department of Communications.