Post Office (Transfer of Undertaking) Act

Act 31 of 2002


Post Office (Transfer of Undertaking) Act

Act 31 of 2002

  • Commenced on 1 March 2003
  • [This is the version of this document at 30 June 2017.]

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Post Office (Transfer of Undertaking) Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act—"Company" means the Mauritius Post Limited, incorporated and registered under the Companies Act;"Minister" means the Minister to whom responsibility for the subject of postal services is assigned;"Post Office Department" means the Post Office Department referred to in section 3 of the repealed Post Office Act, or Government in relation to the Post Office Department;"staff" means all persons appointed to serve the Post Office Department.

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4. Pending proceedings

Any action, arbitration proceedings or cause of action relating to the undertaking mentioned in section 3 which immediately before 1 March 2004 may be pending or in process against or in favour of the Post Office Department, or to which the Post Office Department is a party may be continued and enforced by, against or in favour of the Company.

5. Evidence

Any document, matter or thing which if the Act had not been passed would have been admissible in evidence in respect of any matter for or against the Post Office Department shall, on or after 1 March 2004 be admissible in evidence in respect of the same matter for or against the Company.

6. Provisions relating to staff

(4)Any disciplinary inquiry or proceedings, pending or in process against any person on the staff of the Post Office Department may, as from 1 March 2004, be taken up, continued and completed by the Company and any resulting order or decision shall have the same force and effect as if made by the Company.

7. Regulations

(1)The Minister may make regulations to provide for any matter necessary for or consequential to the implementation of this Act.
(2)Notwithstanding any other enactment, regulations made under subsection (1) may provide for the transcription free of charge of any deed drawn up under section 3.

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