Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Monday, 17 September 1973
Page: 1103

Clauses 1 to 4 - by leave - taken together, and agreed to.

Clause 5.

The First Schedule to the Principal Act is repealed and the following Schedule substituted: -

SCHEDULE 1

Sections 6, 6a and 6a

PART I- ORDINARY RATES

1.   Letters, lettercards and postcards - the rate ascer tained in accordance with the following table: -

 

2. (1) This item applies to Category A publications and Category B publications, where the articles are posted by the proprietors, printers or publishers of the publications or by newsvendors or agents, subject to such conditions, if any, not being conditions that are inconsistent with the regulations, as are determined by the Postmaster-General, relating to-

(a)   the manner of packing and marking the articles; and

(b)   the arrangement of the articles so as to facilitate their sorting, and to compliance with the regulations.

(2)   Subject to sub-items (5) and (6), In the case of Category A publications -

(a)   posted before 1 March 1974 - an amount calculated, in respect of the articles posted by any one person at any one time, at the rate of - (I)11/2 cents for each article; or (if) 7 cents for each 300 grams or part of 300 grams of the aggregate weight of the articles, whichever is the greater;

(b)   posted on or after 1 March 1974 but before 1 March 1975 - an amount calculated, in respect of the articles posted by any one person at any one time, at the rate of -

(I)   3 cents for each article; or

(ii)   8 cents for each 250 grams or part of 250 grams of the aggregate weight of the articles, whichever is the greater;

(c)   posted on or after 1 March 1975- an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams - 5 cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 300 grams - 5 cents, together with 2 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 50 grams;

(lii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 300 grains- IS cents, together with 1} cents for each SO grams or part of SO grams in excess of 300 grams.

(3)   Subject to sub-items (5) and (6), In the case of Category B publications posted for local delivery -

(a)   before 1 March 1974 - an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the rate of -

(i)   2 cents for the first 50 grams or part of 50 grams; and

(ii)   1 cent for each additional 50 grams or part of SO grams;

(b)   on or after 1 March 1974 but before 1 March 197S - an amount calculated in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams - 4 cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 100 grams - 54 cents;

(iii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 100 grams - 5i cents, together with 1 cent for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 100 grams;

(c)   on or after 1 March 1975 - an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams- 5 cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 300 grams - 5 cents, together with 2 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 50 grams;

(iii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 300 grams - 15 cents, together with 1 cent for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 300 grams.

(4)   In the case of Category B publications posted otherwise than for local delivery -

(a)   before 1 March 1974 - an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams - 2i cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 250 grams - 24 cents, together with 2 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 50 grams;

(iii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 250 grams - 104 cents, together with 1 cent for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 250 grams;

(b)   on or after 1 March 1974 but before 1 March 197S - an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams - 5 cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 100 grams - 7 cents;

(iii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 100 grams- 7 cents, together with 14 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 100 grams;

(c)   on or after 1 March 1975 - an amount calculated, in respect of each article, at the following rates: -

(i)   where the weight of the article does not exceed 50 grams - 54 cents;

(ii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 50 grams but does not exceed 100 grams - 9 cents;

(iii)   where the weight of the article exceeds 100 grams but does not exceed 300 grams - 9 cents, together with 2 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams in excess of 100 grams;

(iv)   where the weight of the article exceeds 300 grams - 17 cents, together with 14 cents for each 50 grams or part of 50 grams' in excess of 300 grams.

(5)   In the case of Category A and Category B publications posted by the proprietors, printers or publishers of the publications, a minimum amount of $1.50 is payable in respect of the articles posted by any one person at any one time.

(6)   Where the amount that would, but for this subitem, be payable in accordance with sub-item (2), (3) or (4) includes a fraction of a cent, the amount payable is the next higher amount that does not include a fraction of a cent. 3. (1) Subject to sub-item (2), Category C publications, where the articles are posted by the proprietors, printers or publishers of the publications or by a newsvendor or agent, subject to such conditions, if any, not being conditions that are inconsistent with the regulations, as are determined by the PostmasterGeneral, relating to-

(a)   the manner of packing and marking the articles; and

(b)   the arrangement of the articles so as to facilitate their sorting, and to compliance with the regulations - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

(2)   In the case of Category C publications posted by the proprietors, printers or publishers of the publications subject to the conditions referred to in subitem (1) and to compliance with the regulations - a minimum amount of $1.50 is payable in respect of the articles posted by any one person at any one time.

4.   Articles that are not articles to which item 1, 2 or 3 applies - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

2.   Articles that are not articles to which item 1 applies - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

Part II - Air Mail Rates

Articles posted by air mail - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

Part III - Priority Paid Mail Rates

Articles posted by priority paid mail - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

Part IV - Bulk Postage Rates

1.   Letters, lettercards and postcards - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

 

Part V - Minimum Agreed Bulk Postage Rates

1.   Letters, lettercards and postcards - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 

2.   Other articles to which sub-section (3) of section 6b applies - the rate ascertained in accordance with the following table: -

 







Suggest corrections