Post Office Amendment Regulations 2000

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Post Office Amendment Regulations 2000
POST OFFICE AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2000

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BR 60/2000

POST OFFICE ACT 1900

1900 : 45

THE POST OFFICE AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2000

The Minister of Finance in exercise of the power conferred upon
him by section 65 of the Post Office Act 1900, makes the following
regulations:

Citation
1 These Regulations which amend the Post Office Regulations
1933 (hereinafter referred to as "the principal Regulations") may be cited
as the Post Office Amendment Regulations 2000.

Amends Regulation 4 of principal Regulations
2 Regulation 4 of the principal Regulations is amended by deleting
the table of postage rates appearing therein and substituting the
following table—

"POSTAGE RATES - SURFACE MAIL

Class of Mail Local Foreign

$c $c

(1) Letters not exceeding
20g. 0.35

not exceeding
20g. 0.50

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Class of Mail Local Foreign

$c $c

each additional
20g. or part
thereof 0.10

not exceeding
50g.
not exceeding
100g.
not exceeding
250g.
not exceeding
500g.

0.65

0.95

1.85

3.25
not exceeding
1kg.
not exceeding
2kg.

5.90

11.25

(2) Post cards
and greet-
ing cards
(unsealed) 0.30 0.45

(3)(a) Printed
papers
including
books, news-
papers and
periodicals
(unsealed)

not exceeding
50g.
each additional
50g. or part
thereof

0.30

0.10

not exceeding
20g.
not exceeding
50g.
not exceeding
100g.
not exceeding
250g.
not exceeding
500g.
not exceeding
1kg.
not exceeding
2kg.

0.25

0.35

0.75

1.20

2.55

4.85

8.95

(b) Packets of
books

not exceeding
3kg.
not exceeding
4kg.
not exceeding
5kg

8.95

9.95

10.95

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Class of Mail Local Foreign

$c $c

(4) Locally
printed
news-
papers and
periodicals
relating to
Bermuda
(unsealed)

not exceeding
50g.
each additional
50g. or part
thereof

0.25

0.10

not exceeding
20g.
not exceeding
50g.
not exceeding
100g.
not exceeding
250g.
not exceeding
500g.
not exceeding
1kg.
not exceeding
2kg.

0.25

0.30

0.55

1.05

2.00

3.95

7.35

(5) Literature for
the blind

Free Free limit
7kg.

(6) Small
packets
(unsealed

not exceeding
100g. as for
letters
not exceeding
250g. as for
letters
not exceeding
500g. as for
letters
not exceeding
1kg. as for
letters
not exceeding
2kg. as for
letters

0.65

1.25

3.00

5.25

8.75

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Class of Mail Local Foreign

$c $c

(7) Parcels (by
surface airlift
to—

(a) United
States of
America

not exceeding
500g.
each additional
250g. or part
thereof

5.50

1.30

(b) Canada not exceeding
500g.
each additional
250g. or part
thereof

5.50

1.30

(c) United
Kingdom

not exceeding
500g.
each additional
250g. or part
thereof

6.75

1.40

(d) West
Indies
(Direct)

not exceeding
500g.
each additional
250g. or part
thereof

6.75

1.40".

Amends regulation 124 of principal Regulations
3 Regulation 124 of the principal Regulations is amended—

(a) by deleting sub-paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of paragraph
(1) and substituting the following—

(a) $65.00 for the small size;

(b) $90.00 for the medium size; and

(c) $260.00 for the large size.";

and

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(b) by deleting sub-paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of paragraph
(2) and substituting the following—

"(a) $65.00 for the very small size;

(b) $65.00 for the small size; and

(c) $90.00 for the medium size.".

Revokes and replaces regulation 127A of principal Regulations
4 Regulation 127A of the principal Regulations is revoked, and
replaced by the following—

"International Data Express
127A The fees for the preferential delivery of a postal packet of
a maximum weight of 15 kilograms are as follows—

(a) United States of America, and Canada
Up to 1/2 kg.: $25.00
For every additional 250g. or part thereof $3.00

(b) United Kingdom
Up to 1/2 kg.: $30.00
For every additional 250g. or part thereof $4.00

(c) All other countries in Europe
Up to 1/2 kg.: $30.00
For every additional 250g. or part thereof $4.00

(d) Caribbean and South America
Up to 1/2 kg.: $25.00
For every additional 250g. or part thereof $3.00

(e) All other countries
Up to 1/2 kg.: $36.00
For every additional 250g. or part thereof $4.75".

Revokes and replaces Schedule to principal Regulations
5 The Schedule to the principal Regulations is revoked and
replaced by the following—

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"SCHEDULE (regulation 16)

AIR MAIL POSTAGE RATES

Destination

Letter
Post

Post-
cards

Printed
papers,
films and
articles
other than
letters and
postcards

Locally
printed
news-
papers and
periodicals

(unsealed) (unsealed)
cents cents cents cents

A. Zone 1 - 10g. 0.70 0.70 0.50 0.40

each additional 10g. 0.40 0.25 0.20
Zone 2 - 10g. 0.85 0.80 0.55 0.45
each additional 10g. 0.40 0.25 0.20
Zone 3 - 10g. 0.95 0.90 0.60 0.50
each additional 10g. 0.50 0.30 0.25

B. The rate in respect of literature for the blind shall be 5 cents per
50g. irrespective of the country of destination.

C. Parcels

(i) United States of America - ............................. $.c
not exceeding 500g......................................... 7.65
For every additional 250g. or part thereof ....... 3.25

(ii) Canada -
Not exceeding 500 g. ...................................... 9.10
For every additional 250g. or part thereof ....... 3.25

(iii)The United Kingdom -
Not exceeding 500g. ....................................... 11.95
For every additional 250g. or part thereof ....... 4.25

(iv) The West Indies - Direct Service -
Not exceeding 50g. ......................................... 11.95
For every additional 250g. or part thereof ....... 4.25

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D. Air Letter Form ...................................................... .70".

Dated this 23rd day of August, 2000.

Minister of Finance