CRIMES ACT 1914

Part VIIA - Offences relating to postal services  

SECTION 85E   85E   Interpretation - definitions  
In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

article in the course of post
means an article that is being carried by post, and includes an article that has been collected or received by Australia Post for carriage by post, but has not been delivered by Australia Post.

Australia Post
means the Australian Postal Corporation.

carried by post
means carried by or through Australia Post.

employee
, in relation to Australia Post, includes a person who performs services for or on behalf of Australia Post and an employee of such a person.

mail-bag
includes a package, parcel, container or wrapper belonging to Australia Post in which articles in the course of post are customarily contained, whether or not it actually contains such articles.

postal message
means:


(a) a material record of an unwritten communication:


(i) carried by post; or

(ii) collected or received by Australia Post for carriage by post; or


(b) a material record issued by Australia Post as a record of an unwritten communication:


(i) carried by post; or

(ii) collected or received by Australia Post for carriage by post.




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