HC Deb 12 June 1953 vol 516 c637
Mr. Mitchison

I beg to move, in page 5, line 39, to leave out from "1878," to the end of line 45, and to insert: and the Postmaster General notifies the local authority that he requires to obtain access to that line, the. This is one of a series of drafting Amendments which hang together and are the remaining Amendments in my name on this page of the Order Paper.

Mr. Gibson

I beg to second the Amendment.

Amendment agreed to.

Further Amendments made: In page 6, line 4, leave out from "General," to "so," in line 5.

In line 6, leave out "or them."

In line 8, at end, insert: (2) The provisions of the foregoing subsection shall apply in relation to any sewers, pipe-subways, pipes, wires or other apparatus belonging to or maintained by any local authority or any gas, electricity, water, hydraulic power, tramcar or trolley vehicle undertakers, as they apply in relation to any such telegraphic line as is therein mentioned, and as if for any reference therein to the Postmaster General there were substituted a reference to the local authority or the undertakers, as the case may be.

In line 10, leave out "subsection," and insert "provisions of this section."—[Mr. Mitchison.]