Telegraph Act 1868


Telegraph Act 1868

The Telegraph Act of 1868 (31 & 32 Vict. c.110) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. The act paved the way for the British state to take over telegraph companies and/or their operations.

In the words of the act ::"An Act to enable Her Majesty's Postmaster General to acquire, work and maintain Electric Telegraphs".

ee also

Post Office (United Kingdom)

References

* [http://www.terramedia.co.uk/law/UK_media_law/telecom_laws.htm Terramedia] UK media law -Accessed March 2007


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