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POST OFFICE

THE POST OFFICE ACT

ORDERS
(under section 7)

The Post mce (Light Weight Air Mail) Order, 1944

The Post mce (Blind Literature) (Air Mail) Order, 1956

The Post Office (Rates of Postage) (Her Majesty's Forces) Order, 1968

The Post Office (Postal Charges) Order, 1991

REGULATIONS
(under section 7 )

The Post Regulations, 194 1

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L.N. 107144
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421169

L.N. 255156

L.N. 193168
381170

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27AJ98

7712004

L.N. 81141
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POST OFFICE

THE POST OFFICE ACT

ORDER
(under section 7)

(Made by the Postrnaster-General on the 2nd day of November,
1944 and approved by the Governor in Privy Council on the 17th day

of November, 1944) L.N. 101144
Amd:
L.N. 82/45

39/47
45/55

421169

[27th November, 1944.1

1. This Order may be cited as the Post Office (Light Weight Air
Mail) Order, 1944.

2. The rate to be paid on air mail letters weighing not more than
one-tenth of an ounce shall be as set forth in the Post Office (Postal
Charges) Order, 1979.

3. Every such letter shall be written on a special light weight air
letter form measuring not more than nine and one-half inches from top
to bottom and eight inches across and printed as shown in the Schedule. schsdule.

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THE POST OFFICE (LIGHT WEIGHT AIR MAIL) ORDER. 1944

SCHEDULE (Paragraph 3)

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BY AIR MAIL
AIR LETTER
IF ANYTHING IS ENCLOSED

THlS LETTER WILL BE SENT

BY ORDINARY MAIL.

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POST OFFICE

THE POST OFFICE ACT

ORDER
(under section 7)

(Made by the Postmaster-General and approved by the Governor in
Executive ~ o & i l on the 29th day of October, 1956) L.N. 22~1%

1. This Order may be cited as the Post Office (Blind Literaturt) (Air
Mail) Order, 1956.

2. In this Order-
"blind literature" means any book or paper impressed in Braille

or other special type, or any article specially adapted for the
use of the blind, and includes-

(a) plates for embossing blind literature;
(b) voice recordings ihtended solely for the use of the

blind.

3. The rate to be paid on postal articles containing only blind
literature sent by or addressed to any recognized institution for the blind
and intended for transmission by air mail to any destination whatever
ahall be two cents for every 2 ounces or fractional part thereof.

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POST OFFICE

THE POST OFFICE ACT

ORDER
(under section 7)

(Made by the Postmaster-General and approved by the Minister
on the 22nd day of May, 1968) L.N. 193168

Amd:
L.N. 381170

[Ist June, 1968.1

1. This Order may be cited as the Post Office (Rates of Postage)
(Her Majesty's Forces) Order. 1968.

2. In this Order-
"authorized officer" means any person authorized by the Chief of

Staff of the Jamaica Defence Force to collect mails addressed
to members of British Forces overseas and thereafter deliver
such mails to the Postmaster-General;

"British Forces overseas" means any naval, military or air forces
raised in any territory within the Commonwealth by Her
Majesty or the Government of such territory and such forces
are serving in a country other than Jamaica;

"Her Majesty's Forces" means any of the naval, military or air
forces raised in the United Kingdom by Her Majesty.

3. The rates of postage to be paid by members of Her Majesty's
Forces serving in Jamaica in respect of mails addressed to members of
British Forces overseas, shall be as specified in the Schedule. Schedule.

4. The provisions of paragraph 3 shall apply only if the mails are
delivered to the Postmaster-General by an authorized officer of .ithe
Jamaica Defence Force.

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THE POST OFFICE (RATES OF POSTAGE) (HER MAJESTY'S FORCES)
ORDER, 1968

SCHEDULE (Paragraph 3)

PART I

Letters

First ounce three-
cents and for
every additional
ounce one cent

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Post Cards

(Sing1e) -

PART I1

AIR MAIL RATES

PARCELS


Two cents

3m - 7fB - 2 2 f B - 22m -
32c 42c 55c 85c

Letters

Not exceeding one and one~half
ounces five cents and for
every additional half ounce
five cents.

Forces Air

Letters Forms

Three Cents

Post Cards

Three Cents

THE POST OFFICE ACT

ORDER
(under section 5 ( l ) (a ) )

THE POST OFFICE (POSTAL CHARGES) ORDER, I99 l

(Made by the Postmaster-General and approved bv the Minister L N 9-19]
h d l

on the 12th day o f December, 1991) L N 3I1A/92
27A/98
7712004

[12th December, 1991.1

1. This Order may be cited as the Post Office (Postal Charges) Order,
1991.

2. The rates and charges specified in the First and Second Schedules shall Fi.1 md
be the rates of postages for the classes of postal articles listed in the said
Schedules, and the charges payable in respect of services provided by the
Post Office.

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THE POST OFFICE (POSUK CHARGES) ORDER, 1991

(Paragraph 2)

Rate or Charge

Letters. inland For thc 1st 330g
Ovzr 23Og up to 450g ..

... 450gip to2kg ..

Letters, surface airlift to all
counlries

Up to 30g
Over 3og up to 1 log ..

. . . 1 log up to 230g ..

... 230gup to 450g ..

. . . 450g up to lkg

... 1 kgupto2kg

3. Letrers, by airmail t e
(a) Caribbean Countries, For each 15g or fractional part thereof

Bahamas, Belize,
Bermuda, Guyana,
Canada, U.S. A , Central
and South America

(h ) United Kingdom and For each l5g or fractional part thereof ..
Europe (except Cyprus)

(I:) Far East, Australia, For each 15g or fractional part thereof ..
Africa, New Zealand,
Asia. Cyprus.

4 . Postcards, inland Single ..

5. Postcards, surface airlift to all Single ..
counlries

6. Postcardspichtres. by airmail
to-

(a) Caribbean Countries, For each 15g or fractional part thereof ..
Bahamas, Belize,
Bermuda, Guyana,
Canada, U.S.A, Central
and South America

(b) United Kingdom and For each 15g or fractional part thereof ..
Europe (except Cyprus)

(c) Far East, Australia, For each 15g or fractional part thereof
Mica, New Zealand,
Asia, Cyprus.

7. Second Class Air Mail t e
(a) Caribbean Counties, For each 15g or fractional part thereof ..

Bahamas, Belize,
Bermuda, Guyana,
Canada, U.S.A,
South America

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POST OFFICE

THE POST OFFICE ACT

REGULATIONS
(under section 7)

(Made by the Postmaster-General and approved by
the Governor in Privy Council on the

11th day of November, 1941)

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1. These Regulations may be cited as the Post Office Regulations,
1941.

2. In these Regulations- rnorgm-
uon.

"air mail article" means an outgoing postal article conveyed or
intended to be conveyed through any part of its course in the
post by an air mail service;

"air mail service" means a service established by or under the
direction of the Postmaster-General for the conveyance of
mails by air;

"business reply service" means a service established under regula-
tion 20 for the purpose of enabling persons to obtain replies
from customers and others without the necessity for the pap
ment of postage by persons so replying;

"coin" means coin of all kinds whether or not current in the
Island or elsewhere, except as such is used or designed for
purposes of ornament;

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"express delivery article" means an inland postal article intended
to be delivered from the office of destination to the addressee
by special messenger;

"foreign" means, according to the context, either-

(a) posted in the Island to a destination outside of the
Island; or

(6) posted outside of the Island to a destination within
the Island; or

(c) posted outside of the Island to a destination outside
of the Island and in transit through the Island;

"gold bullion" and "silver bullion" mean uncoined and unmanu-
factured gold or silver (as the case may be);

"incoming" applied to a postal article of any description means
received at a post office in the Island through the post;

"inland" means posted in the Island to a destination within the
Island;

"insured letter" includes any insured letter which is for the time
being transmissible under the provisions of the Postal Union
Agreement for the exchange of insured letters, and the detailed
regulations made thereunder;

"insured parcel" means a parcel in respect of which a compensa-
tion fee is paid;

"jewellery " means-

(a) gold, silver, or platinum, in a manufactured state,
that is to say, a state in which value is added to the
raw material by skilled workmanship, and includes
any coins used or designed for purposes of ornament;

(b) diamonds and precious stones;

(c) watches entirely or mainly composed of gold, silver.
or platinum; and

(d) any article of a like nature which, apart from work-
manship, has an intrinsic or marketable value;

"letter" includes any cornmumication in the nature of actual and
personal correspondence;

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"newspaper" means-

(a) any newspaper or magazine printed and published in
the Island at intervals of not more than thirty-one
days; or

(b) any British publication registered as a newspaper at
the General Post Office. London.

posted in the Island;
"outgoing" applied to a postal article of any description means

posted in the Island;
"parcel" means a postal article which is posted at a post office in

the Island as a parcel in accordance with the provisions of
these Regulations, or is received at a post office in the Island
from abroad by parcel post;

"postal form" means a form issued by or under the authority of the
Postmaster-General;

"postcard" means a card recognized as a postcard in accordance
with the terms of the Postal Union Convention;

"printed paper article" means a postal article consisting of or
containing all impressions or copies obtained upon paper.
parchments, or cardboard by means of printing, engraving.
lithography, mimeography, or any other mechanical process
easy to recognize (except the copying-press, a hand stamp
with or without movable type, and the typewriter), and
includes-

(a) newspapers, periodicals, books and pamphlets;
(b) manuscripts of works or for newspapers;
(c) sheets of music (except perforated sheets intended to

be used with automatic musical instruments), visiting
cards, address cards, proofs of printing with or with-
out the relative manuscript;

(4 musical scores or sheets of music in manuscript;
(e) engravings, photographs, and albums conta.ining

photographs;

(f) pictures and drawings, plans, maps, paper patterns
and catalogues;

(g) prospectuses, advertisements and notices of various
kinds;

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(h) correspondence exchanged between pupils of schools.
provided that such correspondence is forwarded
through the principals of the schools concerned;

(i) pupils' exercises in the original or with corrections
but without any note which does not relate directly
to the performance of the exercise;

"small packet" means a postal article which consist of or contains
goods or articles of merchandise and which-

(a) may enclose an open invoice reduced to its essential
elements. and may show on the outside or on the
inside of items and. in the latter case. on the article
itself or on a special sheet-

(i) the address of the sender and the addressee
with the indications in use in commercial
traffic;

(ii) a manufacturer's or trade mark;
(iii) a reference to correspondence exchanged be-

tween the sender and the addressee;

(iv) a short note referring to the manufacturer
and to the person supplying the goods or
concerning tne person for whom they are
ktended;

(v) serial or registration numbers;
(vi) prices and any other notes giving essential

elements of the prices;
(vii) particulars relathig to the weight. volume

and size;
(viii) the quantity available;
(ix) such particulars as may be necessary to

determine the source and character of the
goods; and

(x) such other documents. not having the charac-
ter of current and personal correspondence
or an addressee or sender other than those
of the small packet, as the Postmaster-
General may, in each case, approve;

(b) does not exceed two pounds in weight. or two feet in
length or breadth or depth, or three feet in length;
breadth and depth combined. and is not less than

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three and one-half inches in breadth and five and one-
half inches in length; or

(c) if made up in the form of a roll. the length and twice
the diameter does not exceed three feet five inches and
the greatest dimension does not exceed two feet eleven
inches.

3.-41) Where no part, or a part only. of the postage payable on- ~sacient
Patago.

(a) any airmail article has been prepaid, then if less than one-
quarter of the amount of postage due is prepaid, the Post-
master-General may. in his discretion, send the article by
ordinary mail;

(b) any outgoing printed paper article, or small packet has been
prepaid, then it may be detained and returned or given up to
the sender, or be forwarded charged on delivery with double
the amount of the deficient postage multiplied by the ratio
between the charge adopted for a foreign letter at the first
weight step by the country of delivery and the like charge
adopted by the country of origin;

(c) any incoming printed paper article, or small packet has been
prepaid, then it may be detained and returned to the country
of origin or be forwarded charged with double the amount of
the deficient postage multiplied by the ratio between the
charge adopted for a foreign letter at the first weight step by
the country of delivery and the like charge adopted by the
country of origin.

(2) Where the full postage is not prepaid on any outgoing postal
article addressed to a country to which prepayment is a condition of
acceptance, it shall not be forwarded by the Postmaster-General, but
shall be returned to the sender if practicable.

4. Postage may be prepaid-
(a) by adhesive postage stamps; or
(b) by impressions of stamping machines .licensed by the Post-

master-General; or
(c) by the use of a stamped envelope. cover, postcard, or other

postal form; or
(6) by the use of an embossed or impressed stamp cut out of or

otherwise detached from an envelope, cover, postcard, or other
postal form; or

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(e) on a printed packet, by a printed impression, or other printing
or stamping process authorized by the Postmaster-General:

Provided that no stamp indicating on the face thereof payment of a
registration fee as well as postage shall be used in payment of postage on
any unregistered postal article.

Postage an
board ship.

5. Postage on postal articles, intended for delivery in the Island and
posted on a ship-

(a) on the high seas. shall, in the absence of special arrangement to
the contrary between the postal administrations concerned,
be prepaid by means of the postage stamps and according to
the postal taritf of the country in which such ship is registered
or, if chartered, by which it is chartered;

(b) in harbour, shall be prepared by means of the postage stamps
and according to the postal tariff of the country in the territorial
waters of which such ship is.

Omcia1 6.-(1) Inland correspondence on official business may be forwarded
aorrespondence.
First to the persons specified in the First Schedule free of charge. Where it is
Schedule. desired to register letters addressed to such persons a registration fee of

seventy-five cents shall be paid except in the w e of letters addressed
to bhe Manager of the Workers Savings and Loan Bank and to the
Collector and Assistant Collector of Taxes which may be registered
free of oharge.

(2) The Minister may authorize certain persons to use a franking
stamp cnnsisting of the words "Official Free" and numerah in the cir-
cumference with a pineapple in the cenltre and all mail franked by
such persons with suoh a stamp shall be sent through the inland post
free of charge.

Stamped
stationery.

Remtrion of
sums.

Position of
stamps,
address, etc.

7. Registered letter envelopes, postcards, and newspaper wrappers
shall be issued at all post offices in the Island for sale to the public.

8. The Postmaster-General may in any case in which he may con-
sider it just or reasonable so to do remit any sum made payable under
these Regulations.

9. Where postage is prepaid by adhesive postage stamps, or by some
other authorized process, the stamps or impressions shall as far as
possible be affixed to the upper right hand corner of the address side.
The address of the recipient as well as indications relating to the postal
service shall likewise appear on the address side, of which the right-
hand half at least is reserved for these indications. The sender may
make use of the back and of the left-hand of the address side.

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10. Every postal article shall be made up and secured in such manner Packine.
as in the opinion of the Postmaster-General is calculated to prevent
injury to any other postal article in course of conveyance, or to any
receptacle in which it is conveyed, or to any officer of the Post Office, or
to any other person who may deal with it, and in accordance with any
special rules made by the Postmaster-General in relation to the packing
of any particular article.

11. Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations, postal articles Tp;g;;rb
which are posted otherwise than in conformity with the provisions of pomiarticl-.
the Act or of these Regulations may be either detained and returned
to the senders thereof, or dealt with or disposed of in such other manner
as may be authorized by the Postmaster-General.

PART 11. Limits of Weights and Dimensions of Postal Articles
(except Parcels)

1 2 4 1 ) No postal article (except a parcel) shall be forwarded or deli- igi;,',,
vered by post if it exceeds the following respective weights or dimen- ddmemions
sions-

(a) in the case of an inland letter-

(i) four pounds in weight; and
(ii) two feet in length and eighteen inches in breadth or

depth;
(b) in the case of a letter addressed to any destination outside

the Island-
(i) four pounds in weight; and

(ii) two feet in length or breath or depth, or three feet in
length, breadth and depth combined;

(c) in the case of a postcard, five and seven-eighths inches in
length and four and one-eight inches in width;

(d) in the case of a printed paper article addressed to an inland
destination-

(i) four pounds in weight; and
(ii) two feet in length and one foot in breadth or depth;

(e) in the case of a printed paper article addressed to any destina-
tion outside the Island-

(i) four pounds in weight; and

(ii) two feet in length or breadth or depth or three feet in
length, breadth and depth combined :

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Provided that printed volumes sent singly as printed paper
articles may be forwarded if they do not exceed eleven pounds
in weight;

(f) in the case of articles for the blind-
(i) fifteen pounds in weight; and
(ii) two feet in length or breadth or depth or three feet in

length, breadth and depth combined.

(g) in the case of newspapers addressed to an inland destination.
one pound eight ounces in weight.

(2) In the case of a letter. postcard, printed paper article, and
articles for the blind, to whatever country or place addressed, the length
shall not be less than five and one-half inches and the breadth shall not
be less than three and one-half inches.

(3) In the case of a letter, printed paper article. or articles for
the blind, made up in the form of a roll, to whatever country or place
addressed, the length and twice the diameter shall not exceed three feet
five inches and shall not be less than six and three-quarters inches, and
the greatest dimension shall not exceed two feet eleven inches and shall
not be less than four inches.

(4) Where the dimensions of a postal article, whether made
up in the form of a roll or of a packet, are less than the minimum
dimensions prescribed aforesaid respectively, such article may be
forwarded or delivered by post if it bears a rectangular address label
made of cardboard or strong paper, of which the dimensions are not
less than the minimum dimensions prescribed in respect of such article.

Special Provisions as to certain Postal Articles

s LI pr+ 13.---(I) The following provisions shall apply to postcard+
v E n as to
parlcards. (a) no writing or printing except the address and any postal

directions recognized by the Postal Union Convention shall
appear on the right-hand half of the face of a postcard;

(6) it shall be necessary for postcards, other than picture postcards
of private manufacture, to bear on their face the word
"Postcard" or its equivalent in another language;

(c) a postcard shall be made of cardboard or paper stout enough
to stand the strain of normal usage;

(d) nothing whatever shall be in any manner attachad to a post-
card except-

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(i) postage stamps in payment of postage or of sums pay-
able for registration or for advice of delivery or for
express delivery;

(ii) illusttations, photographs, stamps of any kind, address
labels or slips to fold back for address purposes, labels
and cuttings of any kind, and, with the exception of
address labels or slips, these may only be &xed to
the back or to the left-hand half of the address side of
the postcard:

Provided that stamps likely to be mistaken for stamps used
for the payment of postage shall not be af6xed to the address
side of a postcard :

Provided also that all such articles shall be of such nature
as not to alter the character of the postcard, and shall consist
of paper or other very thin substance and shall adhere
completely to the postcard;
a postcard shall not be folded, nor cut or altered in such a way
as to make it smaller than the prescribed size;
a postcard shall not be fastened against inspection in any way
or enclosed in a cover of any kind.

(2) If any postcard is sent by post otherwise than in conformity
with the provisions of this regulation it shall be dealt with and charged
as a letttr.

14. Every printed paper article and small packet shall be subject to Ceruin articles
subject to examination in the post, and, subject to the provisions of these eumimtion.

Regulations, shall not contain anything scaled or otherwise closed
against inspection, or contain or bear anything in the nature of an actual
and personal correspondence.

15-41) No printed paper article shall consist of or contain- %%=
(a) any documents produced on a typewriter of any type; or S~.~.PQ
(b) any copies obtained by means of tracing, or any handwritten or

typewritten copies; or
(c) any copies obtained by means of stamps with or without

moveable type: or
(4 any articles of stationery proper, bearing reproductions, when

it is clearly shown that the printed part is not the essential
part of the article; or

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(e) any films or sound recordings; or

( f ) any punched paper tapes and automatic data processing cards
bearing any perforations, marks or signs of such a kind as to
wmtitute annotations.

(2) A person may. on any printed paper article, by any
process-

(a) show the name and address of the sender and the addressee,
with or without showing the status or title, profession or style
of such sender or addressee, the place and date of dispatch of
the article, and a serial or registration number referring solely
to the article;

(b) correct printing errors;
(c) delete, mark and underline certain words or certain parts of

the printed text:

Provided that such deletion, marking or underlining is not
of such a nature as to constitute personal correspondence or a
code;

(d) show, on order forms, subscription forms, or offers in respect
of published works, books, newspapers, engravings, or musical
scores, the works and number of copies required or offered, the
price of such works and notes giving essential elements of the
price, the method of payment, the edition, the names of the
authors and of the publishers, the catalogue number and the
words "paper-backed", "stiff -backed" or "bound";

(e) show, on the forms used by the lending services of libraries,
the title of the works, the number of copies required or sent,
the names of the authors or publishers, the catalogue numbers,
the number of days allowed for reading, the name of the
person wishing to consult the work in question;

(f) show, on illustrated cards, printed visiting cards, printed
Christmas cards or other cards expressing greetings or
condolences, conventional formulae of courtesy expressed in
not more than five words or five conventional initials;

(g) add, on printed literary or artistic productions, a dedication
consisting of a simple conventional tribute;

(h) show, on cuttings from newspap and periodicals, the title.
date, number and address of thc publication from which the
cutting is taken;

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(i) show, on advices of the departures and arrivals of ships and
aircraft, the dates and times of departures and arrivals and the
names of the ships, aircraft, ports of departure, call, and
arrival;

61 indicate, on travellers' advices, the name of the traveller, the
date, time and place of his intended visit and the address at
which he is staying;

(k) make, in printing proofs, alterations and additions concerned
with the correction, layout and printing, also notes such as
"passed for press", "read-passed for press" or any similar
note concerned with the production of the work. Where space
is lacking, the additions may be made on separate sheets;

(0 set out, in price-lists, tenders for advertisements, stock and
share lists, market quotations, trade circulars and prospectuses.
the figures and any other notes giving essential elements of the
price;

(m) show, on advices of changes of address, the old and new
address and the date of the change.

(3) A person may enclose--
(a) with all printed paper articles, a card, envelope or wrapper

bearing the printed address of the sender of the article or of
his agent in the country in which the article was posted and
prepaid by means of postage stamps of the country of
destination for the return of the article;

(b) with books, pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, engravings,
musical scores and all literary or artistic productions, the
relative open invoice reduced to its essential elements, together
with a deposit note or an international or internal money
order form of the country of destination of the article, on
which may be shown the amount to be deposited or paid and
the particulars of the postal giro account or the address of the
beneficiary of the order;

(c) with fashion papers, cut-out patterns forming. according to the
indications appearing on them, an integral part of the copy of
the paper with which they are sent.

(4) A printed paper article of the form, consistency and size of a
postcard may be sent unenclosed without a wrapper or envelope:

Provided that-

(a) such unenclosed article shall not be less than five and one-half
inches in length and three an one-hall inches in width;

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(6) the right-hand half at least of the front of such unenclosed
article (whether or not such article is an illustrated card) shall
be reserved for the address of the addressee, for prepayment
and for service instructions or labels;

(c) where such unenclosed article does not comply with the
requirements specified at (a) and (b), it shall be treated as a
letter, except where the non-compliance consists only of show-
ing the prepayment on the back of the article, in which case
it shall be regarded as unpaid and treated accordingly.

(5) Reproductions on paper, cardboard or other materials
commonly used in printing, produced in several identical copies by
means of a mechanical or photographic process involving the use of a
block, stencil or negative, may be sent as printed paper articles if such
reproductions consist of identical copies, not less than twenty in number,
and if such articles are presented at the counter of the post office for the
approval of the Postmaster-General. The manuscript additions
authorized by paragraph (2) apply also to such reproductions.

(6) For inland post only, printed paper articles may contain
reproductions of a manuscript or typewritten original obtained by means
of carbon paper if such reproductions consist of identical copies, not
less than twenty in number, and are ?resented at the counter of the post
office for the approval of the Postmaster-General. The manuscript
additions authorized by paragraph (2) apply also to such reproductions.

(7) Printed paper articles may be placed in wrappers, upon
rollers, between boards, in a case open at both sides or at both ends, in
unenclosed envelopes, or secured with a string which may easily be
untied, or be simply folded but in such manner that no other article can
slip or be slipped into the folds, and, in any event, shall be so made up
or packed as to be easily examined.

16.-41) No small packet shall contain postage stamps or forms
. indicating prepayment whether obliterated or not or any paper repre-

senting monetary value or coin, bank-notes, currency, notes, negotiable
instruments payable to bearer, platinum, gold or silver manufactured
or not, precious stones, jewels or other precious articles.

(2) Small packets may be registered but may not be insured.

(3) Small packets shall bear in bold letters on the front thereof
the expression "Small Packet" or the equivalent of such words in a
language of the country of their destination, and the name and address
of the sender of such packets shall be written on the outside thereof

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and such sender may enclose therein an open invoice reduced to its
essential elements and a copy of the address of the article with a note
of his address.

(4) Small packets containing articles of glass or other fragile
materials, liquids, oil, fatty substances, dry powders, colouring or not,
live bees, leeches, silk-worm eggs or the parasites and destroyers of
noxious insects intended for the control of those insects and exchanged
between officially recognized institutions, shall be packed in the follow-
ing manner-

(a) articles of glass or other fragile objects shall be packed in a
box of metal, wood, or strong cardboard, filled with paper,
wood shavings or other protective material of a similar nature,
to prevent any friction or knocks during transport either
between the objects themselves, or between the objects and
the sides of the box;

(b) liquids, oils and substances which easily liquefy shall be
enclosed in hermetically sealed containers. Each container
shall be placed in a special box of metal, tough wood or strong
corrugated cardboard containing enough sawdust, cotton wool
or spongy material to absorb the liquid should the container
break. The lid of the box shall be fixed so that it cannot
easily work loose;

(c) fatty substances which do not easily liquefy, such as ointments,
soft soap, resins, etc., and silk-worm eggs, shall be enclosed
in a first covering (box, bag of cloth, plastic, etc.), which is
itself placed in a second box of wood, metal or other stout,
thick material;

(6) dry colouring powders, such as aniline blue, etc., shall be
packed only in strong tin boxes, placed in turn in wooden
boxes with sawdust between the two containers. Dry non-
colouring powders shall be placed in boxes of metal, wood
or cardboard; those boxes shall themselves be enclosed in
a bag of cloth or strong thick plastic;

(e) live bees, leeches and parasites shall be enclosed in boxes
so constructed as to avoid any danger;

(f) shai-p instruments such as scissors, knives, razors, forks, steel
pens, nails, watch machinery, metal tubing, pieces of metal or
ore, may be sent by small packet post if packed and guarded
in so secure a manner as to involve no risk to the contents of
the mail bags and to the officers of the Post Office, whilst at
the same time they may be easily examined.

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(5) Packing shall not be required for articles in one piece, such
as pieces of wood, metal, etc.. which it is not the custom of the trade
to pack. In this case, the address of the addressee should be given, as
far as possible, on the article itself or, failing that, on an address label
of a size approved by the Postmaster-General and securely attached to
the item.

(6) Small packets may be placed in wrappers, on rollers, between
cardboard, in such open bags, boxes, envelopes or containers as may
easily and safely be opened and re-closed, or secured with a string which
may easily be untied, but, in any event, shall be so made up or packed
as to be sufficiently protected but easily and quickly examined.

(7) Articles which would be spoilt if packed according to the
general rules applicable to small packets, items of merchandise packed
in a transparent packing permitting verification of their contents, and
industrial and vegetable products forwarded in a packing sealed by the
manufacturer or by an examining authority in the country of origin, may
be accepted in a hermetically sealed packing :

Provided that either the sender or the addressee may be required to
open such small packet or otherwise be of assistance in verifying the
contents of such small packet to the satisfaction of the Postmaster-
General.

Special
conditions

17.-(1) Postal articles intended for the blind for transmission free of
as to postage shall-
articles
for the
blind. (a) consist of articles containing books or papers impressed or

intended to be impressed in Braille or other special type or
any article specially adapted for the use of the blind and shall
not contain any communication either in writing or printed in
ordinary type except the title, date of publication, serial
number, names and addresses of the manufacturer, printer or
publisher, price and table of contents of the articles and any
key to, or instructions for, the use of the special type, or any
enclosure except a label for the return of the articles;

(b) bear .on the outside thereof &he inscription "Cecogrammes
(Literature for the Blind)" (whether the contents consist of
literature or other permitted articles) and the written or printed
name of the sender;

(c) be posted either without a cover or in a cover open at both
ends which can be easily removed for the purpose of examina-
tion.

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(2) Letters bearing writing used by the blind and posted un-
sealed, and sound records 'and special paper intended solely for the use
of the blind, and plates bearing characters of writing used by the
blind may be sent as literature for the blind:

Provided that such articles are sent by or addressed to an institute for
the blind which is officially recognized in that behalf.

(3) In all other respects the provisions of these Regulations in
relation to printed papers shall apply.

18.-(1) An air mail article~shall bear an air mail label or be marked special con-
dit ion!~ to

with the words "air mail" or with such other words as may indicate air.mad
the desire of the sender that the article should be conveyed by air arucles.

mail service.

(2) An air mail article shall be conveyed in accordance with
such instructions as may from ti,me to time be notified by the Post
master-General.

19.-41) Every express delivery article shall comply with the follow- spea
conditions ing conditions- US 10
express

(a) the word "express" shall be marked in bold letters on the Si;:
upper left-hand comer of the address side;

(b) the weight of the article shall not exceed seven pounds;
(c) the office of destination shall be in one of the following areas.

that is to say-

(i) the Urban and Suburban Districts of the parishes of
Kingston and Saint Andrew as defined and described in
the Second Schedule to the Kingston and St. Andrew
Corporation Act;

(ii) Montego Bay;
(iii) Mandeville;

(iv) Spanish Town;

(v) May Pen.

(2) Express delivery articles shall be delivered on any day, other
than a Sunday or a public general holiday, between the hours of eight
o'clock in the morning and eight o'clock in the evening, and may be
delivered on a public general holiday during such hours as the office of
destination may be open.

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(3) Nothiig in the provisions of this regulation shall be construed
as exempting express delivery articles from any other provision in these
Regulations.

Business Reply Service

Special wn-
d1tion8 u

2 0 4 1 ) The Postmaster-General may institute a business reply
to redv busjn- service in accordance with this regulation. ----.
service.

(2) The business reply service may not be used except by virtue
of a licence issued by the Postmaster-General m d this regulation (here-
inafter referred to as a "licence").

Slxtb
Schedule.

(3) A licence shall be in the form set out in the Sixth Schedule.

(4) A licence shall be issued subjtkt to the conditions specified in
the said form.

(5) A person applying for a licence shall pay to the Postmaster-
General such sum (not being less than two dollars) as the Postmaster-
General may think adequate in the circumstances.

(6) So long as a licence continues in force the person holding it
shall from time to time pay to the Postmaster-General such sums as the
Postmasfter-General thinks adequate, having regard to the number of
postal articles transmitted thereunder.

,(7) The Postmaster-General may in his discretion-

(a) refuse to issue a licence to any applicank
(6) revoke a licence.

(8) A licence unless revoked, shall remain in force so long as the
holder thereof complies with the conditions specified as aforesaid.

Undeliverable Postal Articles (Except Parcels)

UndeMverable 21.---(I) Except as provided in regulation 22, inland postal articles
inland postal
11ric1- to be (other than parcels) which cannot be delivered to the addressee shall,
rctumed to
-dm. if a name and address appear on the outside thereof, be returned

unopened to the person or address indicated, but otherwise shall be
opened by the Postmaster-General.

(2) Where any inland article upon being so opened is found to
contain the name and address of the sender, the Postmaster-General
shall return the article to the sender, but otherwise shall destroy it:

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Provided that an enclosure of intrinsic value contained in any such
postal article not found to contain the name and address of the sender
shall be retained for a period of three months to abide the claim of the
sender, and on the expiry of this period, in lieu of being destroyed,
may, if the Postmaster-Genml so directs, be sold by public auction
and the net proceeds of sale credited to Post Office funds.

(3) Except where express provision is made in an Order under
the Act no additional postage shall be charged on any postal article
returned in accordance with this regulation, but any other charges due
shall be paid before delivery.

22. Notwithstanding anything contained in regulation 21, un- Sp+con-
d ~ t ~ o m as to deliverable postcards, printed papers and newspapers, chargeable with postcards and

postage not exceeding three cents shall not be returned to the sender
printed matter.

unless his name and address appear on the outside of the article,
together with a request for return in case of nondelivery.

23. Regulations 21 and 22 shall apply to postal articles (other than un,,ivemble
parcels) posted in the Island and returned from abroad. articles from abroad. returned

24. Where any unregistered postal article addressed or due to be Articlcsfound
returned to any person in the Island is opened and found to contain ~~g;r;""~ etc.
coin, jewellery, currency or bank-notes, it shall be liable to a registration ;$;&?-
fee of seventy-five cents, less any amount prepaid in ex- of the
postage, and suclh registration fee shall be paid before deliveq to the
addressee or sender.

25. The Postmaster-General shall return any undeliverable postal u,,,,,a
article (not being a parcel) received from any place outside the Island
to the country of origin by the &st opportunity, subject always to any
other procedure under any arrangement for the time being in force with
the Government or Postal Administration of such other country:

Provided that any such postal article addressed to a deceased parson
may, in the disoretion of the Postmaster-General, be delivered to my
person who the Postmaster-General is satisfied is the legal personal
representative of the addressee.

Redirection

26. Any postal article (other than a parcel) may be redirected from cadations m
its original address, or any substituted address, to the same addressee to redirection.

at any other address unless the sender has forbidden redirection by
means of a note to that effect on the address side of the article in a
language known in the country of destination.

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38 THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

Postam payable 27. Every redirected postal article (other than a parcel) if fully on redirection.
prepaid for its first transmission, shall be chargeable on delivery with
the difference (if any) between the postage prepaid on the first trans-
mission and the postage chargeable if the article has been originally
addressed to the new destination.' Any article unpaid or insufficiently
prepaid for its first transmission shall be charged on delivery with double
the deficient postage multiplied by the ratio between the charge adopted
for a foreign letter at the first weight step by the country of delivery and
the like charge adopted by the country of origin which would have
been due if it had been originally addressed to the new destination. The
expression "first transmission" shall be deemed to include transmission
to an address within the country in which the article was posted.

Time limit. 28.-(1) Where a postal article is redirected by the addressee's agent.
it shall be reposted not later than the day following that on which it
is delivered, exclusive of Sundays and public holidays.

(2) Where any redirected postal article is not reposted within the
time allowed by this regulation, or where any postal article having been
so reposted appears to have been opened or tampered with, it shall be
deemed to have been posted afresh, and shall be chargeable accordingly.

Rglstered
.rtlclcs.

29.-(1) Registered and insured postal articles shall be subject to the
same regulations as other postal articles of the like description as regards
additional postage charges for redirection, if they are reposted by being
handed in at a post office not later than the day after delivery, exclusive
of Sundays and public holidays.

(2) Where any registered or insured postal article which has been
redirected is not reposted within the time so allowed, it shall be deemed
to be freshly posted and chargeable with fresh postage and registration
and insurance fees accordingly.

(3) Where any registered or insured postal article which has been
redirected is not handed in at a post office, it shall be treated in all
respects as a letter intended for registration but irregularly posted. In
any such case no compensation shall be payable in respect of the loss
or damage of the article or the contents thereof.

(4) No insured postal article shall be redirected to a country or
place with which the Postmastex-General has not for the time being an
agreement for the exchange of insured postal articles.

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941 39

30. Letters for members of Her Majesty's Forces (Naval, Military Exemption
for military and Air Force) on actual service shall be exempt from any charge for mail.

redirection, and shall not be subject to any restriction as to the time
of reposting.

PART IU. Inland Parcel Post

31.-(1) No inland parcel shall be forwarded or delivered by post Lrmits
weight and size if it exceeds twenty pounds in weight, or if it exceeds three feet six f or parcels.

inches in length, or six feet in length, breadth and depth combined, or
if it is less than four inches in length or two and three-quarters inches
in breadth.

(2) Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (3) no
inland parcel made up in the form of a roll shall be forwarded or
delivered by post if the length and the greatest circumference measured
in a direction other than the length exceed six feet or are less than six
and three-quarters inches, or if the greatest dimension exceeds three
feet six inches or is less than four inches.

(3) Where the dimensions of an inland parcel, whether made up
in the form of a roll or of a packet, are less than the minimum
dimensions prescribed aforesaid respectively, such parcel may be
forwarded or delivered by post if it bears a rectangular address label
made of cardboard or strong paper of which the dimensions are not
less than the minimum dimensions prescribed in respect of such parcel.

32. An inland parcel shall not be posted in a letter box. It shall be zgg40f
marked "Parcel Post" and presented at the counter of a post office.

33. If any postal article apparently intended for transmission as an E;j~yl~
inland parcel is posted otherwise than in accordance with regulation 30, posted.
the Postmaster-General shall-

(i) if the parcel is fully prepaid at the appropriate rate and is
admissible by such post, forward the parcel as a letter, printed
paper or newspaper: or

(ii) if the parcel is insufficiently prepaid at :he rate applicable to
letters, printed papers or ~lzwspapers, but is otherwise admis-
sible by any such post, forward the parcel to the addressee,
who shall pay to the Postmaster-General, a sum equal to
double the deficiency at the appropriate rate or to the deficient
postage at the parcel p o s ~ rate together with a further sum of
four cents whiohever is the less; or

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Registration.

Method of
addressing.

Certain articles
may be posted
as parcels only.

Prohibition
against send-
Ing money,
securities,
jewellery. ctc.
by parcel
post.

Compensation
for lost or
damaged un-
registered
parcel.

Mode of
packing
eauin
articles.

(iii) if the parcel is inadmissible by such post, it sh'all be dealt with
in accordance with the provisions of regulation 41 subject
nevertheless (if the parcel is returned to the sender) to a charge
equal to double the amount of any deficient postage at the
lowest appropriate rate.

34.-(1) No certificate of posting shall be issued for any inland parcel
unless such parcel has been registered in accordance with the provisions
of regulation 72.

(2) The fee chargeable for registration shall be in addition to the
postage payable on any inland parcel being registered.

35. The address of every inland parcel shall be clearly written in
English. A parcel bearing an address otherwise written shall not be
accepted unless a translation of the address is added. The address
shall be written on the parcel itself, and not merely on a label. The
name and address of the sender of every inland parcel shall be written
in the left-hand top comer of the parcel.

36. Eggs, fish, meat, fruit and vegetables are transmissible inland
by parcel post only.

37. The transmission by inland parcel post of any article containing
bank notes, currency notes, bills of exchange, cheques, promissory notes,
treasury bills, bearer bonds or other securities for money, coins, bullion,
or jewellery, is prohibited and any inland parcel posted in contravention
of this regulation shall be dealt with in accordance with the provisions
of regulation 46.

38. If any article of pecuniary value enclosed in, or forming part of,
an unregistered inland parcel be lost or damaged whilst in the course
of conveyance by the post under the provisions of these Regulations,
the Postmaster-General may pay to any person, if, in the opinion of the
Podmaster-General, such person establishes a reasonable claim to
compensation (having regard to the nature of the article, the care with
which it was packed, and other circumstances) such sum not exceeding
four dollars in respect of such parcel as he may think just.

39. The following provisions apply to the articles named when
transmitted by inland parcel post-

(a) eggs shall be packed in a wooden or other rigid box with a
well-fitted lid, and each egg wrapped separately in newspaper

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or other soft material, the eggs being placed on end, and the
vacant spaces in the box filled with newspaper or cotton waste.
The parcel shall be marked "Eggs";

(b) parcels of fish and meat shall be marked "perishable" and shall
be so packed as to prevent contact of the contents with other
postal articles or leakage of any moisture;

(c) flowers shall be enclosed in boxes of cardboard, wood or metal;
(d) fruit shall be so packed that the juice cannot exude. Metal

boxes with tightly fitting lids shall be used for soft fruit.
Parcels of fruit shall be marked "Fruit";

(e) hats, millinery and similar articles shall be packed in rigid
boxes of wood or other material, or in stout "leather board"
boxes with lids extending about two-thirds of the depth of
the box ol: in strong cardboard boxes protected externally by
light cross bars of wood consisting of two frames placed at
right angles to one another and fastened together where they
cross at the top and the bottom;

(f) musical instruments shall be enclosed in stout wooden cases
with sufficient soft internal packing to prevent movement and
to prevent damage through jolting;

(g) pictures in frames shall be protected at the front and back by
stout wooden boards each rather larger than the frames. Soft
packing shall be placed firmly between the corners of the
frame and the boards but not so as to press on the glass;

(h) articles mentioned in paragraph (5) of regulation 16 may only
be sent by inland parcel post if packed in accordance with the
provisions of that paragraph.

Redirection

40.--(I) Inland parcels may be redirected without charge within the Condi&ns of
delivery of the same post office of the original addressee and if they are nd"ectiOn.
redirected within one day or such further time as the Postmaster-
General may allow of the original delivery. Inland parcels are in all
other cases subject to fresh postage on redirection.

(2) Where delivery of an inland parcel is refused by the
addressee, and is afterwards accepted by him it shall be treated as a
redirected parcel liable to fresh postage.

Undeliverable Inland Parcels

d" Undeliverable inland parcels bearing or containing the name Undeliverable
a d ddress of the sender shall be returned to the sender. Inland
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42 T H E POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

parcels which do not bear or contain the name and address of the sender
shall be retained for three calendar months. If not applied for before
the expiry of this period, the contents may be disposed of by public
auction where this course is warranted and the net proceeds credited
to post ofice funds, but otherwise shall be destroyed or otherwise dealt
with as the Postmaster-General may direct. Undeliverable inland parcels
containing articles of a perishable nature may be dealt with as may be
requisite.

PART IV. Foreign Parcel Post

Conditions' 42.-(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (3) no foreign parcel
for foreign
parcels. shall be forwarded or delivered by post if it is less than four inches in

length or two and three-quarters inches in breadth, or if it exceeds
twenty-two pounds in weight, or three and a half feet in length, breadth
or depth, or six feet seven inches in length, breadth or depth combined,
or if it exceeds the weight or dimensions permitted to be received by
post in the country to which the parcel is addressed.

(2) Subject to the 'provisions of paragraphs (1) and (3) no foreign
parcel made up in the form of a roll shall be forwarded or delivered
by post if the length and the greatest circumference measured in a
direction other than the length exceed six feet seven inches or are less
than six and three-quarters inches, or if the greatest dimension exceeds
three feet six inches or is less than four inches.

(3) Where the dimensions of a foreign parcel, whether made up
in the form of a roll or of a packet, are less than the minimum dimen-
sions prescribed aforesaid respectively, such parcel may be forwarded
or delivered by post if it bears a rectangular address label made of
cardboard or strong paper of which the dimensions are not less than
the minimum dimensions prescribed in respect of such parcel.

(4) The prohibitions and conditions as to packing contained in
the regulations relating to inland and insured parcels shall apply to
foreign parcels and in addition-

(a) no foreign parcel shall contain coin or gold bullion exceeding
$10.00 in value, or silver bullion or silver partly manufactured,
exceeding $40.00 in value;

(b) no foreign parcel shall contain any letter or other document in
the nature of a personal communication, except so far as may
be permitted by the arrangement with reference to the trans-
mission of parcels between the Island and any country or place.

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43. The following provisions shall apply to the posting of foreign Modeof
posting.

parcels-
(a) the parcel shall be posted by being handed in at a post office;
(b) the parcel shall bear the name and full address of the addressee.

and shall be packed in such manner and form as may be
required and in accordance with such directions as may be
given by the Postmaster-General from time to time.

(c) in addition to the requirements of regulation 60, the sender of
a foreign parcel may also be required to fill up a despatch note
in such form as the Postmaster-General may direct.

44. Any outgoing article transmissible by parcel post, which from ;;y,P,
any words or marks thereon, or other external evidence, appeare to in lc tw box.=
have been intended for transmission as a parcel, and has not beeit
tendered for transmission as a parcel, but has been posted hi a
post office letter box, or otherwise than as provided for the posting
of parcels, may, in the discretion of the Postmaster-General, either be
detained and returned or given up to the sender, or if it is fully prepaid
with the letter or open article rate of postage, and otherwise conforms
to the regulations as to the letter or open article post, it may be
forwarded as a letter or open article (as the case may be).

45-41) Parcels which for any reason are undeliverable shall be dealt ~ ~ o ' d J , ~ ~
with in accordance with arrangements from time to time made between ;d,"dE?d
the Postmaster-General and the postal administrations concerned.

(2) Where under any such arrangement an outgoing parcel is
received from a place outside of the Island for return to the sender.
there shall be charged upon such parcel and paid by the sender
additional postage according to the rate chargeable under any such
arrangement, and the parcel shall not be given up to the sender except
upon payment of such additional postage and of all charges of any
kind to which the parcel may have become liable under the provisions
of this regulation.

(3) Where under any such arrangement a parcel is not returned
to the sender, or the sender or the addressee refuses or fails to pay the
charges to which the parcel has become liable under this regulation, the
parcel shall be sold, destroyed, or otherwise dealt with, in the manner
prescribed in relation to undeliverable inland parcels by regulation 41.

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Treatment of
Irregularly
posted parcels.

Arlicls posted
contrarv to

Application of
inland parcd
regulations.

Redirection.

(4) Where an incoming parcel cannot be delivered as originally
addressed and under any such arrangement the name and address of a
substituted addressee has been furnished by the sender and the parcel
is forwarded to the substituted address, there shall be charged and paid
by the addressee additional postage at the inland rate chargeable for
transmission from the original to the substituted address.

46. Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations parcels which
are posted otherwise than in conformity with the provisions of these
Regulations may be either detained and returned or given up to the
senders thereof or dealt with or disposed of in such other manner as
may be autharized by the PostmasterGeneral.

47. If an article found in an incoming parcel contravenes the pro-
visions of paragraph (13) of regulation 58 the Postmaster-General may.
if he thinks fit, either deliver the parcel to the addressee thereof or
withdraw the article so found and deliver it to the addressee thereof
bui subject in either case to the payment of a charge not exceeding the
postage which would have been payable in respect of the article had
it been transmitted as a separate article from the country or place in
which it was posted.

48. The regulations for the time being applicable to inland parcels
shall, so far as they are applicable and subject to express provision to
the contrary. apply to foreign parcels.

Redirection
49.-(1) Any parcel may be redirected from its original address or

any substituted address within the Island, to the same addressee at any
other address in any country or place with which a parcel post from the
Island is established, if the parcel conforms with the regulations appli-
cable to parcels sent by post to the country or place to which it is re-
directed. In every case of such redirection there shall be charged on
such parcel in respect of such redirection additional postage according to
the rates for the time being payable in respect of the transmission of a
like parcel to the country or place to which it may be redirected.

(2) Any parcel may be redirected from its original address or any
substituted address within the Island to the same addressee at any
other address within the Island, and in every case of such redirection
there shall be charged on such parcel in respect of such redirection and
(if not previously paid) paid by the addressee thereof upon the delivery
of such parcel such rate of postage, if any, as would in like case be
charged upon the parcel were it an inland parcel.

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(3) No parcel redirected from a place out of the Island to a place
within the Island shall be delivered to the addressee except upon pay-
ment of all charges of any kind to which the parcel has become liable
by the law of the Island or of Great Britain, or of any Commonwealth
or foreign country.

(4) The provisions of regulation 29 shall apply to insured
parcels.

Customs and other charges payable by sender

50.-(l) Where the sender of an outgoing parcel desires that such payment of
parcel may be delivered to the addressee free of all customs duties and yg%&",
other charges thereon, the following provisions shall apply to such
parcel-

(a) there shall be charged and paid on such parcel, in addition to
all postage thereon, the amount of the customs duties and
of all other charges payable on the delivery of such parcel.
together with a further sum of ten cents;

(b) the sender shall sign an undertaking (in such form as the
Postmaster-General may from time to time prescribe) to pay on
demand the amount of such customs duties and other charges;

(c) the sender shall also pay, by way of deposit, at the time of
posting the parcel, a sum equal to one-quarter the value of the
parcel or such greater sum as the Postmaster-General may
either generally or from time to time direct in respect of such
customs duties and other charges;

(d) every such parcel shall be posted at a post office approved for
the issue of money orders;

(e) the words "To be delivered free of all charges" and "Franc
de droits" shall be written Qn the cover of the parcel and also
on the despatch note or declaration required by regulation
43 or regulation 60 as the case may be:

(f) the sender of the parcel shall be a person permanently resident
in the Island or a person approved by the htrnaster-General
and having a duly appointed agent permanently resident in
the Island.

(2) This regulation shall not apply to a parcel addressed to a
country or place with the postal administration of which the Postmaster-
General has not for the time being an arrangement for the collection
from the senders of customs and other charges.

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Special conditions as to cash on delivery parcels

Conditions of 51.-(1) Cash on delivery parcels may be transmitted by post between
postwe as to
plafe, amount, the Island and any country or place outside of the Island with reference
etc. to which an arrangement has been made with respect to the transmission

of cash on delivery parcels.

(2) All outgoing cash on delivery parcels shall be posted at the
chief post office in Kingston.

(3) No trade charge exceeding $80 shall be collected under
these Regulations.

FW, etc. for 52.-41) There shall be charged and paid on every incoming and
cash on ddivery
p a r d . outgoing cash on delivery parcel, in addition to the postage and any

other charges payable, a cash on delivery fee and, on every outgoing
parcel, a despatch fee.

(2) The cash on delivery fee and the despatch fee payable on an
outgoing cash on delivery parcel shall be prepaid by the sender in
stamps affixed to the parcel.

(3) The trade charge may not be cancelled or altered after the
cash on delivery fee has been paid.

(4) The fee payable on an incoming cash on delivery parcel shall
be paid by the addressee in addition to the trade charge.

Dudes of 53. The sender of a cash on delivery parcel shall in a manner satis-
wader. factory to the Postmaster-General-

(a) write on the parcel or on a label &xed thereto his name and
address, and the word "Remboursement," followed by the
sterling amount of the trade charge;

(b) fill up, so far as required, a trade charge money order form.

Delivary O? 54. A cash on delivery parcel shall not be given up to the addressee
a s h on delivery
parcels.' thereof or opened at his request until the trade charge and any other

charges due thereon have been paid.

Payment to 55. The Postmaster-General shall upon receiving from the addressee
sender of
uadecharge the trade charge on an incoming cash on delivery parcel remit it to the
collected. sender of the parcel by means of the trade charge money order form

received with the parcel which will be issued as a money order free of
commission.

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56.-(1) Every trade charge shall be applied for by the sender of the &;$;wion
parcel to which it relates within one year of the date of posting of the charge.
parcel.

(2) The sender of every cash on delivery parcel shall obtain from
the Postmaster-General a certificate of the +posting thereof, and shall.
if required, produce such certifioate to the Postmaster-General as a
condition of payment of the trade charge money order.

57. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, cash on delivery Redirection of
cash on delivery

parcels may be redirected if the new country of destination maintains oarcels.
with that of origin an exchange of cash on delivery parcels, and in such
case shall be accompanied'by the trade charge money order made out
by the service of origin. Where an application is made for redirection
to a country which does not maintain with that of origin an exchange
of cash on delivery parcels, the harcel shall be treated as undeliverable.

PART V . Prohibitions and Restrictions

58. There shall not be posted or conveyed or delivered by post, any List ,,
hibitions and postal article--- restrictions.

(1) consisting of or containing any indecent or obsr~ne print,
paint,ing, photograph, lithograph, engraving, cinematograph
film, book, card, or written communication, or any indecent
or obscene article, whether similar to the above or not;

(2) having thereon or on the cover thereof any words, marks, or
designs, which are grossly offensive or of an indecent or obscene
character;

(3) consisting of or containing-
(a) opium, morphine, cocaine, and other narcotics:

Provided that such narcotics may be sent for
medical or scientific purposes in insured parcels to
countries which admit them when so sent;

(b) any explosive or inflammable substance;
(c) any dangerous substance :

Provided that any perishable biological substance
or radioactive substance made up and packed in
accordance with the requirements of the Postmaster-
General, and being exchanged between medical or
scientific institutions may be accepted;

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(d) any filth;

(e) any noxious or deleterious substance;
(f) any sharp instrument not properly protected;
(g) live animals, except-

(i) bees, leeches and silkworms;
(ii) parasites and destroyers of noxious insects

intended for the control of such insects and
exchanged between official institutions; or

(h) any article or thing whatsoever which is likely to
injure any other postal article in course of conveyance
or any mail bag in which the same is conveyed or an
officer of the Post Office or any other person who
may deal with >uch article or fastened with any metal
fastener which has any sharp edge or which is likely
to hamper postal operations;

(4) containing or bearing any fictitious postage stamp or any
counterfeit impression of a stamping machine used under
the direction or by the per,mission of the Postmaster-General;

(5) purporting to be prepaid with any stamp or impression of a
stamping machine which has been previously used to prepay
any other postal article or any other revenue duty or tax;

(6) containing or consisting of any of the following articles-
(a) any article prohibited by the postal, customs or other

laws or regulations of the country or place in which
the article is posted or to which the article is
addressed or through which it must pass;

(b) articles infringing trade mark or copyright laws;
(c) carbon paper or oiled paper;
(d) liquid celluloid;

(e) articles composed wholly or partly of raw celluloid.
roll film and cinematograph films, unless completely
enclosed in a strong metal case which shall in turn be
enclosed in a strong wooden box. If the lid or
bottom or any of the sides of the box is composed
of more than one piece of wood, the pieces shall be
joined together by means of tongues and grooves.
A lining of suitable material shall be placed between
the upper edges of the box and the lid; and the lid

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shall be firmly screwed down. A white label bearing
the word "Films" or "celluloid", as the case may be,
in plain black letters shall be affixed to the parcel and
to the despatch note, when one is used;

(f) oilskins and similar oiled goods;
(g) perishable articles or anything liable to become

offensive or injurious through decay during the time
ordinarily occupied in transmission, unless enclosed
in a hermetically sealed tin;

(h) soil;

(i) liquids unless packed as provided in regulation 16;
(j) coin exceeding ten dollars in value, except coins used

or designed for ornamental purposes and declared as
such;

(k) gold bullion exceeding ten dollars in value;
( I ) medicaments of any kind, unless the name of the

product and its quantitative formula are in all cases
prominently printed in English (as well as any other
language which the manufacturer may wish to use)
on the container and its outer wrapper, or any
medicament intended for the internal or external
treatment of venereal disease; and

(m) any lottery ticket or sweepstake ticket, or any letter
containing lottery tickets or sweepstake tickets, of
any lottery or sweepstake promoted or proposed to
be promoted outside of Jamaica;

(7) the cover whereof is entirely transparent, or has thereon an
open panel, or more than one panel :

Provided that there may be a transparent panel in an
envelope for the purpose of showing the address of addressee
if-

(a) such panel is situated on the plain side of the
envelope, that is to say, the side that is not provided
with the closing flap;

(b) such panel is made of such material and in such
manner that the address is easily legible through it;

(c) such panel is rectangular and its greatest dimension
is parallel to the greatest dimension of the envelope,
so that the address of the addressee appears in the

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same direction and adequate space is left for the
application of the date stamp;

(d) such panel is at a minimum distance of one and one-
half inches from the upper edge of the envelope and
is not bordered by a coloured band or frame;

(e) there is adequate space between the side and bottom
edges of the envelok and those of the panel so that
the edges of the panel adhere firmly to the inside
edges of the opening in the envelope;

(f) only the address of the addressee is visible, or stands
out clearly, through the panel;

(g) the contents of the envelope are folded in such
manner that the address of the addressee is at all
times visible through the panel, whether or not the
contents shift in the envelope;

(8) the cover whereof or the part thereof reserved for the address
is divided into separate sections for the insertion of successive
addresses;

(9) having thereon or on the cover thereof any words, letters, or
marks (used without due authority) which signify or imply,
or may reasonably lead the recipient thereof to believe, that
the postal article is sent on Jamaica Government Service;

(10) having anything written, printed, or otherwise impressed upon
or attached to any part of that side of a postal article which
contains the address at which the article is to be delivered
which, either by tending to prevent the easy and quick reading
of the address of the article or by inconvenient proximity to
the stamp or stamps used in the payment of postage, or in any
other way, is in itself, or in the manner in which it is written,
printed, impressed, or attached, likely in the opinion of the
Postmaster-General, to embarrass the officers of the Post
Office in dealing with such postal article;

(1 1) having anything written, printed or othe~wice impressed
across the postage stamp thereon;

(12) posted in any place outside the Island and addressed to a
person resident or carrying on business in the Island by or on
behalf of any person also so resident or carrying on business.
if the equivalent amount in sterling of the postage paid or
payable is less than the amount of postage which would have

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been payable had the article been sent as an inland postal
article and if in the opinion of the Postmaster-General the
article was so posted with the object of evading payment of
inland postage; or

(13) consisting of or containing two or more postal articles (of the
same or of different descriptions) addressed to different persons
who are at different addresses;

(14) containing-
(a) bees, honey and material used by bee raisers;
(6) boots used previously by workmen on banana

plantations;

(c) cotton and all plants of the cotton plant;
(d) all plants and varieties of gossypium; and

(e) all other plants originating in any country other than
Great Britain.

unless previous written permission has been obtained from the
Chief Plant Protection Officer of Jamaica and such permit has
been attached by the supplier to the package containing the
article to which the permit relates;

(1 5) containing-
(a) contagious abortion vaccine, live or dead (organisms

of the Brucella group);
(b) rabies vaccine, h o t and mouth disease and contagious

bovine pleuro-pneumonia vaccine or antigen;
(c) any specific organisms or agents (of a bacterial.

protozoan, or virus n a t u ~ ) , except rat viruses, which
are known to cause infectious animal diseases :

Provided that such substances if in the form
commonly known as vaccines, sera, toxins, antitoxins.
and antigsns intended for use in the practice of
human or veterinary medicine may be imported in a
package labelled or marked distinctly on the outside
of the package "Biological Products" and containing
therein a declaration from the exporter or supplier
stating fully the contents of the package with a
description of the nature and substances therein and
an indication of the maker, place, and country in
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Definition.

Declaration by
sender.

Grcen labels
to be placed on
letter articles
and sman
packets.

(d) fruits and vegetables (except dried or processed fruits
and vegetables, grains, seeds, and Irish potatoes)
imported from the United States unless accompanied
by a certificate issued by a representative of the
United States Department of Agriculture attesting
the products are home grown and are the products
of a State in which the Mediterranean fly (ceralitis
captiata), does not exist;

(e) coffee, rum, shaving brushes made in Japan or
exported from Japan;

If) citrus fruits;
(g) tuberculozyne or any other alleged cure for

consumption save under and in accordance with the
terms of any licence granted by the appropriate
Minister.

PART VI. Modification of the Customs laws as regards certain
postal articles

59. In this Part "letter article" means a postal article prepaid at the
letter rate of postage and containing goods or articles of merchandise,
whether insured or not, but does not include any article intended to be
delivered in a country which has not given its consent to the admission
in such manner of goods or articles liable to customs duty.

60. Every parcel and insured parcel posted in any place outside the
Island and intended to be delivered at any place within the Island, or
posted in the Island and intended to be delivered at any place outside the
Island, shall be accompanied by, or have affixed to it, a declaration
stating the contents of the parcel or insured parcel in such manner and
form and with such other particulars as the Postmaster-General may
from time to time direct.

61.-(1) Every letter article containing articles liable to customs duty
and small packet posted in any place outside the Island and intended
to be delivered at any place within the Island, or posted in the Island
and intended to be delivered at any place outside rhe Island, shall have
affixed to it a green customs label-

(a) stating the contents of the article or packet in such manner and
form and with such other particulars as the Postmaster-General
may from time to time direct; or

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(b) containing the words D o w e (pew etre ouvert d'ofie) or
their equivalent in English only in which case the article or
packet shaIl have attached thereto or enclosed therein a
declaration stating its contents in such manner and form and
with such other particulam as the Postmaster-General may
from time to time direct.

(2) Every letter article or small packet suspected to contain
articles liable to customs duties, not having af6xed thereto the customs
label as required by paragraph (I) may be detained by the Postmaster-
General, and notice of such detention in the form set out in the Second ~ a f o ~ d
Schedule issued to the addressee.

Schedule

(3) Where the vdua of the contents of any letter article or small
packet containing articles liable to customs duty exceeds eighty
Jamaican dollars, such letter article or small packet shall in addition
to the requirements specified in paragraph (1) be accompanied by such
number of separate customs declarations in such form, with such
particulars, and affixed in such manner as the Postmaster-General may
direct.

62. No foreign postal article except a letter article, small packet, rterwoo
or parcel having affixed thereto or accompanied by a label or declaration %:L2
(as the case may be), shall contain any goods or articles of merchandise : meIChan*'

Provided that nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prohibit
or restrict the carrying by post of any printed paper article, or any
article for the blind, which conforms with these Regulations.

6& Every printed paper article, small packet and parcel shall either ,, ,
at the port of departure from or of arrival in the Island, as the case may gZU,e1-
'be, 01 at such other p h as the Cornmissioner of Custom6 and Excise -'.
moly dimt, be produced by the proper officer appointed in that behalf
by the Postmgater-General to tihe proper officer of Customs and Excise,
and if he requires. it shall ,thereupon be opened by the officer of the
Post QfF~ce, who is hereby empowered and authorized to open it for
custom8 examination. Where the contents of any suoh postal article are
found not to agree with the declaration or green customs label which
accomplmiea or ia a x e d b it, or with any declaration, invoice or other
document purporting to relate to the contents of such article which may
either be tmnsmitted thered& or produced by the addressee or his
agent or by the peaaon posting it, or if the contents or any of them
are found Q consist of goods prohibited to be conveyed by post or tn
be imported or exported, as the case may be, such postal arhcle and

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Entry to be
made by
addressee of ad
valorem goods.

Effect of
failure of
addressee to
make enw.

Poslmaster-
Qenual's
obligations
where duty
payment
r d d .

Dispolal of
postal a&lw
delivued LO
the Cornmia-
sioncr.

Custorm
clearance.

Certain postal
articles may be
registered.

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all its contents shall be deemed to be goods in respect of whi i an
offence against the Customs laws has been committed, and shall be
sent to the Commissioner of Customs and Excise to be dealt with
as directed by law.

64. If any postal article so produced to an officer of Customs and
Excise contains, or purports to contain, any goods subject to an ad
valorem duty such officer may in writing require the addressee of the
parcel to make such entry of the contents, or to sign such other
documents, as may be required, and to deliver them to him.

65. If within fourteen days of such notice the addressee does not
deliver such entry or documents and pay to the Commissioner of
Customs and Excise the duties shown by such entry to be due, the
goods in respect of which the addressee has failed to make entry or b
pay the du4ies due thereon shall be deemed to be goods in respect of
which the importer has not made perfect entry after the arrival of the
ship in which they were imported.

66. If the addressee of a postal article addressed to the Island refuses
to pay any duty payable under the Customs laws in respect of the
goods contained in such postal article, the Postmaster-General may
retain bhe postal article, and may either pay to the Commissioner of
Customs and Excise the duty payable and recover it from the ad-
dressee or other person liable to pay it in the same manner as if such
duty ware a rate of postage, or, at the expiration of twentyeight days
from @he date of the notifiation of #the arrival of such postal article
sent *to the addressee, send the postal article to the Commissioner of
Customs and Excise, or to ,return it to the country of origin in ac-
cordance with conventioml arrangements with the country of origin.

67. Any postal article sent by the Postmaster-General to the Com-
missioner of Customs and Excise under the provisions of regulation
64 together with all goods contained therein shall be treated as goods
in respect of which an offence against the Customs laws has been
c o m m i ~ .

68. In addition to any sum in respect of postage, custmus duty, or
otherwise, there shall be charged on every postal article received from
abroad and submitted to Customs a customs clearance fee.

PART VII. Regismtion
69.-41) Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, and to any

requirements of the postal authorities of the country to which the article

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is addressed or through which it must pass, any outgoing postal article
other than a parcel or insured parcel may be registered.

(2) No postal article addressed to initials or in pencil (other than
copying pencil) may be registered.

(3) Every article presented for registration shall be enclosed in a
strong cover appropriate to its contents, and shall be securely fastened
with wax, gum or other adhesive matter in such a manner as to render
impossible the opening thereof without damage to the cover. A cover
which has a transparent panel to show the address may be used, if the
panel is an integral part of the cover.

(4) If in the opinion of any officer of the post office to whom an
article is tendered for registration the packing is inadequate or objec-
tionable, registration of the article may be refused.

(5) The address shall be clearly written in English, but may be
repeated in another language.

70. The following provisions shall apply to the registration of postal Mc,hod
articles- posting &c.

(1) the article shall be posted by delivery for registration at a post
office to an officer on duty at such post office;

(2) all sums chargeable on the registration of the article and all
postage chargeable thereon, shall be prepaid in the manner
prescribed in regulation 4 at the time of posting;

(3) on delivery of the article for registration, a certificate of posting.
bearing thereon an acknowledgment that the registration fee
has been paM, shall be obtained. This certificate shall be
filled up, and signed by the officer of the post office receiving
the article.

71.-(1) There shall be charged and paid for the registration of
every inland postal article a fee to ensure compensation in the event :$bfte,
of loss, damage or destruction in the course of transmission by post of
such registered article.

(2) The fee charged shall ensure compensation up to a limit of
twenty dollars, and an additional sum shall be charged and paid in
respect of each additional twenty dollars of compensation which the
sender desires to be payable up to a maximum limit of compensation of
eight hundred dollars.

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Advia ot
delivery of

72.41) The sender of a registered postal article addressed for local
rrs~trrrd delivery or to any foreign or Commonwealth country in the Postal
a i c l u . Union, may obtain an advice of its delivery if application is first made

at the office of posting, either at the time of posting or subsequently.
The fee for such advice shall be paid on application by stamps affixed
by the sender to a form provided for the purpose. Inquiry as to the
alleged loss or non-delivery of a registered article shall also be
accompanied by a fee in case of a registered article addressed to a
place abroad. If it is found that the postal service is in fault, the inquiry
fee will be refunded.

(2) If the sender of a registered postal article asks for the advice
of delivery form to be returned by air mail-

(a) the form shall be endorsed in bold letters
"RENVOI PAR AVION (RETURN BY AIR MAIL)"
and a blue air mail label shall be affixed;

(b) an additional fee equal to the postage on an air mail postcard
to the country of destination shall be payable;

(c) stamps denoting payment of such additional fee shall be
affixed to the registered article together with the stamps in
payment of the postage on the article;

(d) the article must bear on the front the words "A.R.-By
airmail."

(3) The sender's name and address must appear on every article
in respect of which an application is made for obtaining advice of
delivery.

(4) The advice of delivery form for an air mail registered article
shall not be attached until after the article has been weighed.

I ~ P O U - 73. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, every outgoing
%f:~y postal article marked with the word "registered" or with any other

word, phrase or mark indicating intended registration, posted other-
wise than in accordance with the provisions of this Part shall be treated
as follows-

(a) if addressed to any place in the island, the postal article shall
be subjected to compulsory registration and charged upon
delivery with the necessary registration fee and postal charge
less any amount that has been prepaid;

(b) if addressed to any place abroad, the postal article shall be
compulsorily registered, and sent forward but if insufficiently
prepaid as regards postage and registration fee it shall be

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registered and sent forward charged with double the amount
of the deficient postage multiplied by the ratio between the
charge adopted for a foreign letter at the first weight step by
the country of delivery and the like charge adopted by the
country of origin.

74. Every uninsured outgoing postal article (other than a parcel) c,m,,~s~,y
which under these Regulations may contain coin, bank-notes, currency "g"V"tiOn.
notes. negotiable instruments payable to bearer, platinum, gold or
silver, whether manufactured or not, precious stones, jewels, or other
precious articles, and which is addressed to a country to which such
articles are transmissible by post, shall be registered, and, if posted
without registration, shall be compulsorily registered and sent forward
charged with double the amount of the deficient postage multiplied by
the ratio between the charge adopted for a foreign letter at the first
weight step by the country of delivery and the like charge adopted
by the country of origin and registration fee.

75. Every uninsured incoming postal article (other than a parcel) Incornins and
or inland postal article which contains coin, bank-notes, currency notes, inland a n l c h
negotiable instruments payable to bearer, platinum, gold or silver.
whether manufactured or not, precious stones, jewels or other precious
articles, and which is not registered, shall be subjected to compulsory
registration at the letter rate and shall be charged upon delivery with
double the amount of the deficient postage multiplied by the ratio
between the charge adopted for a foreign letter at the first weight step
by the country of delivery and the like charge adopted by the country
of origin and registration fee.

76. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations- Cnmpenrrtion
for IOU.

(a) if any article of pecuniary value, enclosed in or forming part
of a registered postal article received from or addressed to a
place overseas, be lost or damaged so as entirely to destroy
its value whilst in the custody of the Postmaster-General. the
Postmaster-General may pay to any person who in his opinion
establishes a reasonable claim to compensation (having regard
to the nature of the article, the care with which it was packed.
and other circumstances) such sum, not exceeding $28.00 as
he may think just;

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(b) if any registered postal article received from and addressed to
a person in the Island be lost whilst in the post, the Postmaster-
General may pay to the sender of such article a sum not
exceeding twenty dollars :

Provided that compensation shall not be payable-

(i) in respect of the same article under both paragraphs
(a) and (b); or

(ii) in relation to any loss or damage suffered to any
registered postal article as a result of force majeure,
restraint of princes, or act of the Queen's enemies.

N,, compensa- 77. If any postal article which is subject to compulsory registration
tion tor loss of shaU be posted without registration, no claim to compensation will be
mail. considered by the Postmaster-General to arise in respect of the loss

or damage of any article enclosed in or forming part of such postal
article.

Receipts to be 78.-(1) NO registered postal article will be delivered to the addressee
signcd for
reglawred unless and until he signs a receipt for it in such a form as the Post-
arircles. master-General may require, or, if this is not practicable, unless and

until the receipt is signed by some responsible person known to be
permanently connected with the house or place to which the article is
addressed, or by some person authorized by the addressee in writing
to receive registered postal articles on his behalf.

(2) In the case of a private box holder, forms of notice shall be
placed in his private letter-box, unless instructions to the contrary have
been given by him.

PART VIII. Compensation and Insurance

Compensation 79. If any article of pecuniary value, enclosed in or forming part of
for loss or
damage in an uninsured parcel, be lost or damaged whilst in the course of
uninsured
articie. conveyance by the post under the provisions of these Regulations, the

Postmaster-General may pay to any person, or to the postal administra-
tion of any Commonwealth or foreign country, if, in the opinion of the
postmaster-General, such person or administration establishes a reason-
able claim to compensation (having regard to the nature of the article, the
care with which it was packed, and other circumstances) such sum
as he may think just :

Provided that the sum paid by way of compensation shall not be
in excess of the amounts set out hereunder-

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in respeot of a parcel not exceeding 11 lB in weight 528.00
in respect of a parcel not exceeding 22 tb in weight $42.28

80.-41) If any article of pecuniary value, enclosed in or forming part ~ O O S S ~ ; .
of an insured letter or parcel, be lost or damaged whilst in the course of
conveyance by the post under the provisions of these Regulations, the
Postmaster-General may pay to any person, or to the postal adminis-
tration of any Commonwealth or foreign country. if, in the opinion of
the Postmaster-General, such person or administration establishes a
reasonable claim to compensation (having regard to the nature of the
article, the care with Which it was packed, and other circumstances)
such sum as he may think just :

Provided that-

(a) in the case of an outgoing insured leater or parcel where in
addition to the postage payable in respect of such letter or
parcel a compensation fee of thirty cents for each seventy
dollars of value is paid, the sum payable shall not exceed
the appropriate sum specified in the second column of the
Third Schedule or the Fourth Schedule. as the case may be;

Thirdor eom
(b) in cthe case of an incoming insured letter or parcel the sum Schedule.

paid by way of compensation shall not in any case exceed
eight hundred dollars and in no case shall it exceed the
amount of the equivalent thereof for which the letter or
parcel has been insured by the sender, as fixed from time to
time by agreement between the PostmasterOened and the
country from which the letter or parcel is transmitted;

(c) in no case shall the Postmaster-General be liable to pay
compensation in relation to any loss or damage sutrered to
any insured postal article as a result of force rnajeure, restraint
of princes, or act of the Queen's enemies;

(d) in the case of subsequent discovery of an insured parcel the
contents of which are found to be of a lesser value than the
amount of indemnity paid, the sender of such parcel shall
reimburse the amount of indemnity so paid on the return of
the insured parcel without prejudice to the consequences arising
from any fraudulent insurance of such parcel.

(2) A letter or parcel shall not be insured for more than eight
hundred dollars, or for more than the limit of value set out in the Tliird
and Fourth Schedules.

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Compulsory
Insurance.

S u b to be
identical md
dihct .

81. The decision of the Postmaster-General on all questions arising
between him and any person claiming payment in respect of the loss or
damage of any letter or parcel or any article enclosed in or forming part
of a letter or parcel shall be h a 1 and conclusive.

82-41) Except as otherwise directed by the Postmaster-General, a
parcel posted in or addressed to a country or place from or to which
insured parcels are transmissible by post, and containing coin, bullion.
or any article of jewellery or any article not for the time being transmis-
sible in an uninsured parcel to or from such country or place. shall not
be conveyed by post unless it is insured.

(2) The following provisions shall apply to any such parcel if
posted without insurance-

(i) if such parcel be received at a post office in the Island-
(a) the parcel shall be registered as if it were a letter, and

may be detained for that purpose;
(6) no compensation shall be payable in respect of the

loss or damage of the parcel or the contents thereof;
(3) if such parcel be posted at a post office in the Island it shall ba

treated in such manner as the Postmaster-General may direct.
and no compensation shall be payable in respect of the loss
or damage of. the parcel or the contents thereof.

83. Letters and parcels will be accepted for insurance at, and insured
letters and parcels from abroad may be addressed to, any post office in
the Island.

84. The provisions of regulations 70 and 72 shall apply to insured
letters and parcels in like manner as they apply to registered postal
articles.

$&-(I) The provisions contained in paragraphs (2). (3). (4) and (5)
of regulation 69 shall apply to insured letters and parcels in like manner
as they apply to registered postal articles.

(2) Insured articles shall not bear erasures or corrections in the
address at the time of posting.

86. All the seals on an insured letter or parcel shall be of the same
kind of wax (or lead in the case of parcels) and bear distinct
impressions of a single private device. Coins &aU not be used for

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sealing, and the device shall not consist merely of straight, crossed, or
curved lines or other marks which could readily be imitated.

87. The amount for which a letter or parcel is insured shall be written I,,,u,~ amount
by the sender both in words and in figures at the top of the address ~ ~ ; i w , ? ~ . f f f l
side of the cover, thus-"Insured for fifty-five dollars ($55)" and shall
not exceed the real value of the letter or parcel or its contents. No
alteration or erasure of the inscription is allowed. The amount shall
also, in the case of a parcel, be entered on the despatch note, if one is
used.

88. As few stamps as possible shall be used to prepay the postage stamps
and insurance fee. They shall not be folded over the edge of the cover.
and when more stamps than one are used, they shall be a x e d with
spaces between them.

89. Postal articles posted in the Island which are found after being Treatment
insured letters insured to be addressed to a country or place to which the insurance h g u e , l y

system does not extend, or have otherwise been irregularly insured,
shall be returned to the senders.

Insured Letters

90. In addition to the restrictions contained elsewhere in these Conditionrof
Regulations, the following shall apply to every insured letter article. in""'nw
It shall not, without the express permission of the Postmaster-General,
nor unless posted in accordance with Part VI, contain coin, articles
subject to customs duty (except paper money, securities and similar
valuable paper) platinum, gold or silver, whether manufactured or not,
precious stones, jewels, and other valuables :

Provided that an insured article posted in accordance with Part VI
may contain articles subject to customs duty where the importation of
such articles in insured letter articles is permitted in rthe country or
place to which the letter article is addressed.

91. Letters bearing on the outside a declaration of the value of the ~ e t t m - i d
drclu*ciw \\f contents cannot be transmitted by post to places abroad unless they due .

are insured if addressed to a country to which the insurance system
extends, and comply with the provisions of Part VI relating to letter
articles.

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Posfe Resfanre.

Where
no delivery
articles dealt
with as Posle
Resfante.

Posre Resfante
only for
strangers and
travellers.

Certain articles
deemed
undeliverable.

IdmtificatAon
of applicants
for postal
artides.

Time of
retention dn
Posre Resfanre.

Private
letter boxes.

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PART IX. Poste Restante

92. Subject to the provisions of regulation 94, postal articles of any
kind to be called for may be posted at or to any post office in any
country which has undertaken to provide such facilities subject to the
conditions laid down in each case. The words "Poste Restante", "To
be called for". "To await arrival", or similar instructions shall appear
in the address.

93. Postal articles which are addressed to places in this Island at
which there is no delivery by letter carrier will be regarded as intended
for the Poste Restante and dealt with accordingly.

94. The Poste Restante in this Island shall, save as provided in regut-
lation 93 be used solely for the accommodation of strangers and
travellers who may use it for not more than three months.

95. Postal articles addressed to initials or to fictitious names. or
to a Christian name without a surname shall not be taken at the Poste
Restante, but shall be treated as undeliverable postal articles.

96. Every person applying at a Poste Restante if unknown must
produce such evidence of his identity as the proper officer of the post
office may require.

97-41) Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, postal articles
shall be retained in the Poste Restante as follows-

if originating in the Island. for one calendar month from, the date
of receipt;

if originating from abroad, two calendar months from the date of
receipt :

Provided that postal articles addressed to ships may be
retained for three calendar months.

(2) At the expiry of the above-mentioned pericods, posW articles
may be treated as undeliverable.

PART X. Private Letter Boxes an$ Bags '

98. Private letter boxes may be rented at Oha: post offioes in Kingston,
Mandeville, May Pen, Port Antonio and Montego Eby, and at such
other post offices as the Postmaster-Ckned may deem advisable on
the following conditions-

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(a) the rents of all private boxes shall be paid in advance and shall
become due either on allotment, or, in the case of existing
holders, on the first day of April of each year;

(b) where private letter boxes are rented after the 1st April in any
year, the rent up to the 31st March shall be calculated at the
rate of one-twelfth of the annual rate for each month or
part of a month, a broken period of the first month being
reckoned as a full month;

(c) a private box may not be rented or, except as hereinafter
provided, may not be used by more than one person or
corporation;

(d) no person may rent a box under an assumed name, or for an
improper purpose;

(e) on payment of an additional annual fee or, where the private
letter box is rented after the 1st April, a proportion of such
additional fee calculated in accordance with the provisions of
paragraph (b), the person renting such box shall be entitled to
receive from the Postmaster-General a serially numbered
registered advice list containing particulars of the number,
and place of origin, of registered letters delivered to such
person during the period of time in respect of which such
additional fee is paid.

99. No letters or other mail matter shall be placed in a private box Method OE
address. unless they are-

(i) addressed to the person or firm renting the box; or
(ii) addressed to subordinates or employees of the person or firm

renting the box; or
(iii) addressed care of the person or firm renting the box; and
(iv) bearing the number of the box.

100. A box holder may not cede or trancfer his box to any other BOX not
person. In case any box is not used by the renter, the Postmaster- be trsnsferred.

General may allot the box to another renter, without refunding any
sum to the original box holder.

101. Any mail matter erroneously delivered, or which through wrong or
address is sorted into a private letter box shall be returned immediately ~;;~,"~;,"&,
to the Post Office with the words "Not for Box No ........................... 99
written thereon.

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Dunass to
private box by
renter.

Power to refuse
or withdraw
box.

Issue of dupli-
cate b y .

Bulky
correspondence.

Delivcry into
boz.

Private letter
b w .

Rentd
payable.

UDkaul
rcply coupons.

102. Any injury or damage to a private letter box arising through
the wilful act of the renter or his agent may be made good by the Post-
master-General at the expense of the renter, who shall, on demand repay
to the Postmaster-General the cost thereof.

103. The Postmaster-General may in his absolute discretion refuse
to allot a box to an applicant without assigning any reason for so doing,
or may withdraw the privilege of renting a box by giving to the renter a
month's notice of his intention to do so.

104. In the event of a key being lost, another shall be supplied to the
renter on payment of a sum of two dollars and fifty cents.

105. Where for any reason any mail matter cannot be sorted into a
private box, a notification of arrival shall be placed in the box.

106. Delivery into a box shall in all respects be deemed equivalent
to personal delivery to the addressee.

Private Letter Bags

107.-41) No person may be allowed the use of a private letter bag
except on the authority of the Postmaster-General after the prescribed
fees have been paid.

(2) The rent of a private letter bag shall be payable in advance
in respect of each fiscal year, and, where a private letter bag is rented on
or after the 1st of April in any year, the rent for the balance of that
year shall be calculated at the rate of one-twelfth for each month or
part of a month.

PART XL Reply Coupons

108.-(1) Coupons issued by the Universal Postal Union for the
purpose of prepaying replies, and exchangeable in any country of the
Postal Union for a stamp or stamps representing the postage on an I
unregistered letter of the first weight step from that country, shall be
sold at the General Post Office. Kingston and at such other post offices
as the Postmaster-General may consider convenient for the purpose
at a price fmed from time to time in accordance with regulations agreed
upon by the Universal Postal Union.

(2) Such coupons received from other countries may be ex-
changed at any post office in this Island for a postage stamp or stamps

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representing the postage prepayable on an unregistered single rate
letter to a country not within the Commonwealth.

109. Not more than ten Universal Reply Coupons may be sold to. Maxlmuln
or exchanged for, the same person on any one day. number of coupons to

be sold, etc.

PART XII. Money Orders

110. British and foreign money orders shall be issued and paid at Eg;;order
the following Post Offices: Kingston, Black River, Falmouth. Lucea,
Mandeville. May Pen, Montego Bay. Morant Bay, Port Antonio, Port
Maria, St. Ann's Bay, Savanna-la-Mar and Spanish Town, and at such
other post offices as the Potmaster-General may deem advisable.

111. Every money order and advice issued shall be drawn on Porn
authorized forms only.

Issue of Foreign Money Orders

112.-(1) The maximum amount for which a single money order Llmitfor
may be drawn on- foreign money orders.

(a) Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and on any country sent
through the intermediary of the United Kingdom, Eire, Antigua,
Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda. British Honduras, Cayman
Islands, Dominica. Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, Nevis, St.
Kitts, S t Lucia, Tortola, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks
Islands shall be eighty Jamaican dollars;

(b) Canada, the United States of America and Canal Zone, shall be
one hundred Canadian or United States of America dollars, as
the case may be.

(2) The maximum amount in other cases shall be as shown in
the Post Office Guide issued by the Postmaster-General.

113.-(1) All money orders shall be expressed in Jamaican dollars H~,,~, ,
except those drawn upon Canada, the United States of America and g:',,,,.
Canal Zone, which shall be expressed in Canadian or United States of
America dollars and cents, as the case may be.

(2) No money order may be cashed for an amount including
a fractional part of a cent.

114. A person applying for a maney order payable abroad shall fYl ~equisitlon for
foreign money

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Postmaster
General not
responsible for
consequences
of defects.

Issue of
money order.

Commission
payable on

through"
money orders.

Regulations of
country of
payment to
apply.

Irregular use of
money order
service.

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only may be used when completing this form, which may be filled in by
the remitter himself or by any one on his behalf. The amount of the
money order, the office of payment, the name and full address of the
payee and the name and full address of the remitter shall be stated
clearly.

115. The Postmaster-General shall not be responsible for any wrong
delivery or payment resulting from, or facilitated by indistinctness,
inaccuracy or incompleteness of name or address or any other defect in
any application for a money order.

116. The issuing Postmaster shall hand to the remitter either-

(1) a money order to be forwarded by post to the payee for pre-
sentation at the office of payment; or

(2) in cases where arrangements have been made for the payee to
receive a money order through the chief office of the country
of payment, a form with a slip attached notifying that the
form is of no value except as a receipt.

117. An additional commission of two cents for each two dollars or
fraction of two dollars with a minimum of three cents upon money
orders for all countries sent through the intermediary of the United
Kingdom shall be deducted from the amount of the order before it is
re-advised from London.

118. The payment of a money order drawn on an office abroad shall
be subject to the regulations of the country of payment. The payee
may be required to produce documentary evidence of his identity before
payment.

119. Where money orders are being used by persons for the trans-
mission of large sums of money. or to profit by an advance in the rate
of exchange, or in other circumstances causing abuses or acting
injuriously to the postal revenue, the Postmaster-General on the direotion
of the Minister may increase the prescribed rates of commission, or
suspend the issue of such money orders.

120. Orders issued in the Island for payment abroad shall be valid Valldjty of
money orders
payableabroad. for twelve months after the month of issue, except orders payable in

Zaire, which are valid for eight months only, and in Austria, Brazil.

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India, the Netherland West Indies, and Uruguay, which are valid for
six months only, after the month of issue.

Payment of Money Orders (British or Foreign)

121. No money order shall be paid unless- Payment at
Post Offices.

(a) the corresponding advice has been previously received; except
in the case of Canada, the United States of America and the
Canal Zone; or

(b) the advice bears the date stamp of the office at which the order
purports to have been issued; or

(c) the identity of the person presenting the money order is
established to the satisfaction of the paying officer.

122.-(1) Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, the paying Method of
officer shall make payment of every order presented (otherwise than payment.

through a Bank) when it is properly receipted, if the name of the
remitter as furnished by the applicant, is in agreement with the advice.
or appears on the order, unless the paying officer has good reason for
believing that the applicant is neither the payee nor his agent.

(2) A money order payable to a limited liability company, cor-
poration or society shall be completed by the insertion of the name of
the company, corporation or society in the receipt space, together
with the signature of a responsible officer such as the secretary, manager.
director, treasurer or accountant, and the description of his official
position.

123. When an order is crossed for payment through a bank, pay- payment
ment shall be made to a duly accredited representative of the bank. th'Oughb"k.
if the order bears a legible imprint of the bank's stamp.

124. Money orders shall be paid subject to the possession by the Delay ~n pay:
rnent in certam Postmaster of the paying office of sufficient funds, and the Postmaster- aser .

General shall not be responsible for any delay in payment owing to
insufficient funds being available.

125. If a payee is unable to write, he shall sign the receipt by making Itliterate
his mark, which shall be witnessed in writing. The witness shall sign
his name and write his address in the presence of the paying officer.
The paying officer shall not himself act as witness. The witness need
not be personally acquainted with the payee.

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Conversion
ntes
for Canadian
orders.

Conversion
rates fcr money
orders issued
in the United
Stater of
America. etc.

Non-liability
of Postmaster-
General.

Advice of
payment of
money order.

Payment
transferred to
another ofiice.

Lou of money
order.

Dupucate
money
orden.

126. Money orders issued in Canada and payable in this Isldnd shall
be paid at the rate of conversion indicated on the order by the issuing
officer in Canada.

127. The rates of conversion for money orders issued in the United
States of America and Canal Zone and payable in this Island and vice
versa, and the rate of conversion for money orders issued in this Island
and payable in Canada shall be fixed by the Postmaster-General on the
basis of the prevailing local rate of exchange as advised daily by
Barclay's Bank D.C.O., the Post Office selling rate not to be lower than
five points below the selling rate of the local banks, and the Post Office
buying rate not to exceed the local banks' buying rate by more than five
points.

128. After once paying a money order by whomsoever presented the
Postmaster-General shall not be liable to any further claim,. nor to
pay compensation for the loss or injury arising out of delay in payment
of a money order or out of any other irregularity in connection with a
money order.

129. Where the remitter of a money order desires to be advised of
the date of payment of the order, he may apply to the office of issue
either at the time of issue of the money order or subsequently, and pay
a fee of two cents. The issuing Postmaster shall then arrange for an
advice of payment to be sent to the remitter.

130. If the payee of a money order desires to receive payment in the
Island at some other office than that upon which the order has been
drawn, such transfer may be granted free of charge.

131. In case of a miscarriage or loss of a money order in transmission
through the post a duplicate order shall be issued free of charge upon
written application containing the necessary particulars being made to
the Postmaster-General.

132. Where a duplicate money order is required to replace a missing
order issued in the United States of America. Canal Zone or Canada.
application shall be made by the payee or remitter to the Director.
Money Order Audit Division, Post Office Department. Washington
D.C.. the Director of Posts, Balboa Heights. Canal Zone or the Post-
master General. Ottawa, respectively, in conformity with the regulations
established in those countries.

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133. Before a duplicate postal money order issued in the United E","~:;Y to
States of America or Canal Zone is paid in this Island, the payee shall
sign an indemnity in the form contained in the Fifth Schedule. Fifth

Schedule.

134. Any remitter who desires to stop payment of an order shall g=&"pnuSrepf;l
make written application to the Postmaster-General, giving full parti- ;ze;fzder.
culars of the order, and shall pay to him a fee of two cents. The
Postmaster-Gereral may refund to the remitter the amount of a money
order so applied for, if it has not already been paid, and in any such
case the Postmaster-General is free from all liability to the payee.

135. Every money order issued by the Postmaster-General shall Void orders.
become void at the expiration of twelve months from the date of issue.

136. Repayment of the amount of an original, a void or duplicate Repayment ot
money order.

money order shall not be made to the remitter until an authorization not to be
effected until

for such repayment shall first have been obtained from the country authorized.
where such orders are payable.

137. Every money order issued in another country and payable in Expiration of
mocey orders the Island which has not been paid within twelve months of the month issued abroad.

in which it was issued shall be void.

PART XIII. Telegraph Money Orders

138. The Postmaster-General may issue and pay Post Office telegraph Telegraph
money orders

money orders for sums not exceeding eighty dollars to and from the
United Kingdom respectively.

139. The charges for telegraph money orders issued in this Island ~ e e payable.
shall be-

(a) commission at the ordinary rate for money orders issued for
payment in the United Kingdom; and

(b) a charge for the telegram of advice at the ordinary rate for
telegrams addressed to the United Kingdom.

140. On paying for the additional words required the remitter of a Remitter may
telegraph money order may add to the telegram of advice any short Z,","tli"c',".
communication, in English, which he may wish to send to the payee.
and may also if he so desires prepay the cost of a telegraphic reply to
such communication.

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Fu:I addreu to
be furnished.

Porre Restante.

Advice of
payment.

T~suina &cw
for telegraph
money order.

Where
payable.

Regulations
to apply to
telegraph
orders.

Non-hbility
of Postmastcr-
General.

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141. The remitter of a telegraph money order shall defray all expenses
and bear all losses resulting from the address of the telegram of advice
or that of the payee being incorrect or insufficient to ensure due pay-
ment to the proper person.

142. If the remitter intends that a money order shall be called for
at a post office, the words Poste Restante shall be written instead of an
address after the payee's name. In the absence of these words, it shall
be assumed that the order is to be sent out for delivery.

143. The Postmaster-General shall supply the remitter with m
advice of payment on payment of a fee of two cents. If the remitter
desires that a request for an advice of payment be communicated to the
office of payment in the telegram of advice, he shall also pay the cost of
including the words "advise payment".

144. Telegraph money orders may be sent from the General Post
Office, Kingston, or from any other money order office in the Island
through the medium of the General Post Office, Kingston.

145. Telegraph money orders may be paid at any money order office
in the Island.

146. The provisions of these Regulations relating to foreign money
orders shall apply (so far as they are applicable) to telegraph money
orders exchanged with the United Kingdom.

147. The Postmaster-General hal l not be liable for m y loss or
damage which may be incurred or sustained by reason or on account of
any mistake or default in the transmission or delivery of a telegraph
money order.

PART XN. Postal Orders

148. Jamaica and British postal orders shall be issued and paid at Offices tram-
acting postal
order buninm. all the post offices in this Island.

Jnmalcapostol 149. Jamaica postal orders, payable at all post offices in Jamaica,
orders only in
~amaica. shall not be payable abroad and shall not be valid for the remittance of

funds to any destination outside of this Island.

Denominations 150. British postal orders, payable at all post offices in Jamaica, in the
of Board
postal orders. United Kingdom and such other countries as may be specified in the

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British Post Office Guide, shall be issued in Jamaica in the following
denominations-

Live new pence
ten new pence
iifteen new pence
twenty new pence
twenty-five new pence
forty new pence
iifty new pence
one pound
five pound.

151.-41) The sender of a Jamaican or a British postal order may Extension of
value by post- increase its value by not more than nine cents by affixing Jamaican age

postage stamps not exceeding two in number to the face of the order iu
the places provided.

(2) Stamps perforated with initials or marks or embossed or
cut-out impressed stamps shall not be valid for such purpose.

152. Jamaican postal orders are valid for a period of six months Period of
vsYdity from the last day of the month of issue. If after the expiration of that (in~land).

period the order is sent to the Postmaster-General, Kingston, and if
after enquiry he, in his discretion, authorizes payment, a commission
equal to the original poundage shall be charged. The poundage thus
paid shall be affixed in postage stamps to the back of th2 order.

153. British postal orders are valid for a period of six months from (British).
the last day of the month of issue. If after the expiration of that period
the order is sent to the Postmaster-General, Kingston, and if after
enquiry the proper authority authorizes payment, a commission equal
to the original poundage shall be charged. The poundage thus paid
shall be affixed in postage stamps to the back of the order.

154. The Postmaster-General shall not be liable to any further Liabilioafter
claim in regard to any postal order which has once been paid, to whom- ~ ~ ~ f ~ ~ / ~ . e r
soever it may have been paid.

155. The name of the payee and the name of the office of payment payment to
shall be inserted in the appropriate place, and the order shall be properly the public.
receipted before any postal order is paid. In the case of a postal order
payable to a limited liability company, corporation or society, the

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Presenter to
sign personally.

Erasure or
altcrarjon on
postal order a
bar to payment.

Repaymeat
to sender.

Hours of
opening of
post officer
and postal
agencies for
public business.
Seventh
Schedule.

name of the company, corporation or society shall be stamped or written
in the receipt space and below it shall appear the signature of some
responsible officer such as secretary, manager, director, treasurer or
accountant, with a description of his official position.

156. Any person presenting a Jamaican or Briti~h postal order may be
required to sign his own name thereto, notwithstanding that the receipt
may have been already signed.

157. The Postmaster-General may refuse payment of a postal order
on which any erasure or alteration appears, or which has not been
stamped and signed by the issuing Postmaster, or which has been cut,
defaced or mutilated, and may in his discretion delay payment of an
order.

158. The sender of a postal order may obtain repayment of the
amount (but not the poundage) on presenting the order and the counter-
foil at the issuing office. If the order has been crossed for payment
through a bank, the sender shall first cancel the crossing by writing
across the face of the order the words "Please pay cash" and adding
his initials.

PART XV. Administration

159. For the transaction of the classes of public business specified in
the second column of the Seventh Schedule, post offices and postal
agencies described in the first column of the said Schedule shall be
opened between the hours and on the days (not being a Sunday or a
public general holiday) specified in relation thereto in the third column
of the said Schedule.

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FIRST SCHEDULE (Regulation 6)

Persons to whom inland correspondence may be forwarded free of charge

Accountant-General

Bacteriologist

Chief Inspector under the Agricultural Produce Act

Chief Medical Officer

Chief Technical Officer, Agriculture

Chief Veterinary Officer

Commissioner of Chstoms and Excise

Collector of Customs

Collectors of Taxes (including free registration fee)

Commissioner of Income Tax
Commissioner of Stamp Duties and Transfer Tax

Workers Saving8 m d Loan Bank, Manager (including free registration fee)

Medical Officers

M a d i d O l k m (Health)
Meteorologist

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education

Principal Education Officer, Senior Education Officer, Education Officers and
Assistant Education Officers

Principal Medical Officer

Senior Medical Officers, Bellevue, Kingston Public Hospital, National Chest
'Hospital and Victoria Jubilee Maternity Hospital

W o r VeteringZy Officer and Veterinary Officers

TI1berculosis Officer

Valuation GomanLioner.

FORM PPl
SECOND SCHEDULE (Regulation 61(2) )

Page 1

POST OFFICE
Assesse~ / DETAINED SURFACE PARCBL

AIR PARCEL
SURFACE PACKET
AIR PACKET

Add : --C.O.D., -1s-
OR INSURED IF

APPLICABLE

Item No@) .........................................
.............................. Country of Origin

.............................................................................. and serial number(s)
C.I.F. value(s). ........................................ Sender.. .......................................

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. 1941

Contents.. .................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................
Address of (WBfe dealing with Postal items from overseas:-

PARCJU 0m1a
Central Sorting Office,
South Camp Road,
Kingston.

Hours of Business

Monday to Friday 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

IMPORTANT:-The item must be cleared within 21 days Etom the date of
issue of thii notice for wbicb a receipt has been obtained. The
item'will be returned to the sender after this period an the P a
Omce mM0t undertake to atore items for longer periods.

PAGE 2
......................................... 19 ..........

Dear Sir/ Madam,

The postal item(s) described on page 1 of this fonn islare held for the
requiremenis marked at "X" on page 3. After you have obtalned any neaasary
documents. (or cpmpleted d o n (!I) or (12) on page 3) you may have tho
item(s) dehvered 1n one of the followmg way:-

(1) If you or your agent wbh to TAKE DELIVERY PERSONALLY
Present this form and the documents (if my) at the Parcels OtRce, Central

Sorting Office, South Camp Road, Kingston, pay duty and take delivery. In the
case bf impart duty entries (Forms p1 and CL2), Customs require 24 hours for
processing the dwuments before dohvery.

(2) If you prefer to SEND THE DOCUMENTS BY POST to the Parcels
mce, Cemtral tkthu Odacs* So* C P ~ P Road, giopsfoa

(a) Where charges shown on page 4 of this fom
(i) Send this form and 90 documen? (if an ) by st to t b ~

P-b -00 .ftrt w h d the item a be deiverexl% matman -
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FIRST FOLD HERB

To return this form by E
post, fold it with this 3
page outwards and then 3
where indicated so that 6
this address shows. B
Any documents ahodd 8
&st be attached to page
3. 1
IF YOU SEND A REMIT- i

g TANCB, A SBALBD EN- VELOPE MUST BE USED
see (2) (a) (ii) on page 2.

8 4
B E
i i !
s d e

1 1
B

Write here any infoma-
tion you wish to give

Signature.. ................

...................... Date..

THE POST OFFICE RE.GULATIONS, 1941

at any address in the Corporate Area covered by postmen
delivery or sent to the post office of delivery for collection
and payment of duty.

or (ii) You may send the duty with this form by postal order or
certified aheque in a sealed envelope to the Parcels Office.
Provided the words "Postal Item Charges" are written in the
bottom left hand corner of the envelope postage need not be

g aid. If you send cash the envelope must be registered by anding in at a post office where a receipt will be issued
without fee. If you elect to do this state here amount
enclosed S c. The item will then be delivered as in
2 (4 0).

(b) Where charges NOT shown on page 4 of this form
(i) If you wish the duty payable to be notified to you by post.

send this form and the documents, if any, to the Parcels
Office and place a moss here ...................... ..You must then
send the duty by q n t as in 2 (a) (ii) after which the item will
be delivered as in (a) (I).

or (ii) If you wish to pay the duty at your local ost office
send this form and the documents. if any, to the Parals
Office and place a cross here ........................ The item will
then be sent to that office for delivery and payment of duty.

NOTE:-In Kingston and the Corporate Area consigomenb of more than
10 parcels for the same address must be collected from tbe Parcels
Office, Central Sorting OBice, South Camp Road, Kingston. The docu-
meah may, boweva, be sent by post to tbe Parcels Ofeee as iu (2).

Yours faithfully,

........................................................
O@cer in Charge

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

Page 3
POSTAL ITEMS FROM 0\'ERSEAS-C1~stls,oms Requirements

REQUIRE~NTS TO BE SUPPLIED BY
--I

Suppliers invoice or evidence of value Addressee

I Adequate description and value of goods Addressee

Import Licence (Forms PA, PC and PD) , Trade Administrator, 148) East Street, King-
ston

(a) Permit (C43) when goods previously : (a) Previously supplied b> Commissio3er
exported from Jamaica of Customs and Ers:se

Import Duty Entry-Forn~ C?1 @uty) or / Stationers or Customs Broker
C22 (Free)

(b) Certificate of cost of repairs ) (b) Addressee to obtain from sender

(c) Permit (C25~) to import goods for pro- / Addressee to obtain from Cornmiss oner
cessing or repair and subsequent reex- / of Cus!orni and Excise
portation

Certificate that contents are for church, edu-
cational, etc. use

Addressee to obtain from head of organiza-
tion or other appropr~ate authority

Drug Import Licence ( Ministry of Health (Drugs and Poisons Con- 1 trol Board) 15 Old Hope Road, Kingston
Firearms, etc. :- I

(a) Police Permit, and I (a) Commissioner of Police, Hesdy~&ers
I03 Old Hope Road, Kingston h

(b) Commissioner of (b) Department of Customs and Excise
Customs and Excise's Permit

'ennit to import.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cheese

...................... Bacon, pork

................. .Coffee and Cocoa

........................ Sugar Rum

-
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Ministry of Health. 10 Caledonia Avenue,
Kingston 5

Ministry of Agriculture, Hope Gardens.
Kingston 6

Coffee (or Cocoa) Industry Board, Industrial
Estate, Marcus Garvey Drive, K~ngston I 5

Sugar Control Board, 10 Uaion Squsre,
Kingston 5

THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, I941 77

Page 3
POSTAL. ITEMS FROM 0VERSFAS--C'!4r\ton~s Rerpirevlents, contcl.

Plants,etc. :-
(a) Plant Import Permit, and

(b) Plant Certificate of Health
-. ----

Unaccompained Basgage (Certificate of pns-
senger's a r r i~a l ) -~on~p/~~fc here

--- -

Surface or Air Packet-Opening for customs
examination-Con7plelp here

Othcr requirements
- - -.

Ministry of Agriculture (address-see (7)
above)

Addressee to obtain from sender

Date of passenger's arrival in Jamaica

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Place of arrival.
Name of ship or airline and Flight No.

Signature ............................

Authority of addressee for packet to be open-
ed by the Post Office for Customs examin-
ation.

......... .............. Signature. .Date.
Nom-If you wish the packet to be opened in

your presence you must attend at the Parcels
Office, Central Sorting Once, South Camp
Road, Kingston with this form.

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 194l

QwtoE9 Dm

s o

Duty .....................
Consumption

Tax .....................

surtax .....................
nfide Charge .................. (-a
Post Ofece

Clearance Fee ..................

TOW S

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THIRD SCHEDULE

co-try

(Regulation 80 (i)(a) )
Limit of Insured
Value for Letters

... ... ... Abu Dhabi ... ... Algeria ... ... ... . Antigua (St ~ohns ' A y ) ... ...
Azores ... ... ... ... ... ... Bahrain ... ... ... ... ... Balearic Islands ... ...
Barbados ... ... ... ...
Belgium ... ... ... ... ... ... Bermuda ... ...
British Honduras ... ... ... ... Brunei (surface route only) ... ...
Bulgaria ... .*. ...
Burma (Rangoon &Iy) ... ... ...
Canary Islands ...
Cape Verde 1sland;'hrincipai'iowns onii) ...
Cayman Islands ... ... ...
Ceylon (See Sri ~an'ka)
Cook Islands (surface route only) ... ...
Cyprus (certain towns only) ... ...
Czechoslovakia ... ... ... ...
Denmark ... ... ... ...
Dominica ... ... ... ...
Dubai ...
Dutch W& Indies ~etherl*ds Antillkj
Egypt (see United Arab Republic)
Fiji (principal towns only) ... ... ...
Finland ... ... ... ... ...
France ... ... ... ... ... German Federal ~ & . u b l i c ... ...
Ghana ... ... ... ... ...
Gibraltar ... ... ... ...
Great Britain ... ... ... ...
Greenland ... ... ... ...
Grenada ... ... ... ...
Gu ana ... ... ... ...
~ o i a n d ... ... ... ...
Hong Kong ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Hungary
India ...
Ira ( s u & e route 'and princi& towns &ly) ... ... Iris1 Republic ... ... ...
Kenya ... ... ... ... ...
Macao ... ... ... ... ...
Madeira ... ...
Malaysia (including 'Lbah and"&awak) ... ...
Malta ...
~auritius'isurface k i t e and p&cipal t o i s only) ... ... Montserrat (Plymouth only) ... ... ..
Muscat and 'Oman ... ... ... ...
Netherlands Antilles ... ... ...
Nevis ...
New ~ e i i a n d (surf& route 'b'nly) ...

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Nigeria ... ... ...
Norway ... ... ... ...
Pakistan ... ... ...
Portugal
Portuguese East Af%a (surfa&'route and'
Portuguese West Africa (principal towns only)
Qatar ... ... ... ...

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. 1941

THIRD SCHEDULE. contd .
Country .

Sri Lanka ...
St . Helena (surface route and ~ i m e s ~ o & ' b n l ~ ) ...
St . Kitts ... ... ... ...
St . Lucia ... ... ... ...
St . Vincent
Saudi Arabia (surface route a i d pincipai'towns o n i s
Seychelles (surface route to Vlctoria Island) (and Island

... Mahe only) ... ... ...
Sierra Leone (Freetown only) ... ... ... ..
Singapore ...
Somalia (Northern 'and ~outh&n ~e~io ; )
Southern Yemen (People's Republic of) (principal towns only)
Spain ... ... ...
~ur inam "iprincipal 'ibwns only) ... ...
Sweden ... ... ... ...

... Switzerland ... ... ...
... Syria ...

~ a n z a n i ~ " ( ~ r i n c i ~ a l " Lwns on&) ... ...
Togo (surface route only
Tonga (surface route an c? to ~ " k u a ~ o f a G d ~avau 'on ly)
Trinidad and Tobago (certain towns only) ...
Tunisia (surface route onlv) ... ... ... .. ... Turkey ... ... ...
Uganda ... ...
Union of Soviet Socialist ~&ublics ...

... United Arab Republic (Egypt) (surface rdAe only)

... Yugoslavja ... ... ...
FOURTH SCHEDULE

Country
.

Abu Dhabi ... ...
Antigua (St . ~ohn's"'on1~) ... ...
Argentina ... ... ...
Ascen.sion ... ... ...

... Australia ... ...
... Azores ... ...

Bahrain ... ... ...
... ... Barbados ...

Belgium ... ...
Bermuda (airmail '%nly) ... ...

... British Honduras ...
Brunei ... ... ...
Burma (Rangoon only) ... ...
Canada
Cape Verde ~ s ~ a n c i d ' i ~ t . ~ i n c e i t and ~ r & only)
Cayman Islands ... ...
Ceylon See Sir Lanka) ... Cocor ( b eeling) Islands ...
Cook Islands ... ... ...

... Cyprus (certain towns only) ... ... Czechoslovakia ... ... ... ... Denmark ... ... ... Dominica ... ... ... Dubai ... ... Ecuador (certain towns only) ...
Fiji (surface mail) - (principal towns only) ... ... (airmail) ...

Limit of Insured
Value for Letters

(Regulation 80(i)(b) )
Limit of insured
Value for parcels

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Country
.

THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. I941

FOURTH SCHEDULE. contd .
Limit of insured
value for parcels

Finland ... ...
German Federal ~&ub l i c ... ...
Ghana ... ... ...
Gibraltar ...
Great Britain and 'Northern 1rkland ...
Greenland ... ... ...
Grenada ... ... ...
Guyana ... ... ...
Hong Kong ... ... ...
Holland ... ... ...
India ... ... ...
Iraq (principal towns only) ... ...
Irish Republic ... ... ...
Kenya ... ... ... ...
Lebanon ... ... ...
Luxembourg ... ... ...
Macao ... ... ... ...
Madeira ...
Malaysia (including'sabah and'sarawak) ...
Malta ...
~auritius"(surface ;Ate only)" ' ...
Montserrat (Plymouth only) ... ...
Muscat and Oman ... ...
Netherlands Antilles ... ...
New Zealand ... ... ...
Nigeria ... ... ... ...
Norway ... ... ...
Pakistan ... ... ...
Poland ... ... ... ...
Portugal
Portuguese West Africa (silHce route" and

only) ... ... ... ...
... Qatar ... ... ...

St . Helena ... ...
St . Kitts. Nevis. Gguilla ... ...

...
principal ...

... $160

... $100 ... $120

... $800 ... 1750

... $230

... $230
towns ... $230

St . Lucia ... ... ... ... ... $200
St . Vincent ... ... ... ... $ 4 0
Saudi Arabia surface route and certain towns onijj ... I $400 Sevchelles bur ace route onlv) ... ... ... $ 4 0 ..
Siirra Leone ... ... ... ... ... 5120 ....
Singa ore ... $800
SomaB (Northern &d southe;; Regions '?surface rdlte only) ... $27'0
Southern Yemen (People's Republic 00 Lertain towns only) ... $400 . . . . .
Sri h n k a ... ... ... ... ... $240
Sudan ... ... ... ...
Surinam ... ... ...
Sweden ... ... ...
Syria ... ... ... ...
Tanzania ... ... ...
Togo (surface route only) ... ...
Tonga (to Nukualofa and Vavau only) ...
Tortola
Trinidad and ~ o b a g o (certain"iowns o&j
Turkey ... ... ...
Uganda ...

... Union of Soviet &cialist ~e&blics
United Arab Republic mgypt) ...

.........
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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

FIFTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 133)

FORM OF INDEMNITY

Form of indemnity for duplicate postal money order

I HEREBY CERTIFY that to the best of my knowledge and belief the
original postal money order, No ............................ issued in ...........................
for ............................................. in favour of .............................................
is lost or destroyed. If such original postal money order at any time comes into
my possession I hereby undertake to deliver it to the Postmaster-General.

On payment of a duplicate of such postal money order I hereby undertake to
indemnify the Postmaster-General from any loss caused to the Post Office
through payment being made on such original money order to any person
whatsoever.

Signed .......................................................
Witness.. ......................................................

Dated.. ...........................................
SIXTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 20)

Licence for the use of Business Reply Cards,

Envelopes, etc.-Licence No ............................
Licence is hereby granted to.. ......................................................................
(hereinafter called "the licenseew)--

(a) to use, and issue to corres ondents, reply cards, envelopes, folders
and gummed labels to be a#xed to cards and envelopes to be trans-
mitted to the licensee (at the abovementioned address) as postal
articles or covers of postal articles without prepayment of postage;

( 6 ) to incorporate in the licensee's advertisement in newspapers and
other publications a design intended to be cut out and used as an
address label adhering completely to cards or envelopes, or as
a folder, suitable for transmission by post under Post Office regulations.

This licence is granted under the following wnditions-

(1) The licensee shall pay in advance such sum of money (not less
than two dollars) as the Postmaster-General shall think suf8cient
in respect of the charges likely to be incurred on postal articles
transmitted under the arrangement aforesaid, and shall from time
to time during the continuance of this licence pay on demand such
furbher sum as the Postmaster-General may think necessary.

(2) Specimens of all cards, envelopes, folders and labels proposed tp be
issued to correspondents and of the advertisements in which the
design is proposed to be incorporated for use as aforesaid shall be
forwarded b the licensee to the Postmaster-General for approval
and no card[ envelope, folder or label for Issue to correspondents,
and no advertisement incorporating the said design shall be used
until a specimen thereof has been approved by the Postmaster-General
in writing. Cards, envelopes, folders, labels and designs forming parts
of advertisement shdl conform to the following requirements--

(a) they shall not be less than four inches long by two and
threequarters inches wide;

(b) the design and address should preferably be printed in black
but any deep colour except red, orange or yellow will be
accepted if the printing is in strong wntrast with the colour
of the card or paper;

(c) ;bey shall contain a licence number panel bearing the words
0. .................................. Business Reply Service, Licence No ,

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, I941

(d) there shall be a space of not less than one and onshalf
inches between the top edge and the top of the licence number
panel;

(e) the name and full postal address of the licenser shall be
printed horizontally below the licence number panel;

(f) the words "No postage stamp necessary if posted in Jamaica"
shall be printed in the top right-hind corner;

(g) the words "Postage will be paid by Licensee" shall be
printed in the top left-hand corner. The name of the licensee
may be used instead of the word "Licensee";

(h) there shall be two wide vertical lines near thc right-hand
edge;

( i ) nothing other than the design, licence number and address
shall appear on the address aide;

(j) the printing* on cards for transmission at the printed paper
rate shall not be in imitation of typewriting;

( k ) cards shall be of material not less than one-hundredth of
an inch thick and not more flexible than the postcards
issued and sold by the Post Ofice;

(1) labels shall be printed on paper which will readily take an
adhesive substance and wh~ch is not too thick to admit of
the label being securely pasted down;

(m) in all other respects business reply cards, envelopes, foldws
or labels will be subject to the general provisions of these
Regulations relating to the inland letter, postcard, printed
papers and sample posts, except that they cannot be redirected
after delivery at the business reply address and if re-transmitted
must be enclosed in a cover with postage prepaid.

The condition of this licence may be varied or added to by the
Postmaster-General if and so far as is necessary to bring them into
conformity with the regulations and rules for the time being in force
relating to the inland post.

Date

SEVENTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 159)

Post Offices and
Postal Agencies Public Business Hours of Opening --

General Post 063- in
Kingston

(i) Public Counter at All classes of business. 6.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Barry Street. Monday to Friday.

(ii) P a m l Counter at Posting of Local and 8.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
Barry Street. Foreign Parcels. Monday to Friday.

(iii) Public Counter at Delivery of Registered 8.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
King Street. letters to Box Holders, Monday to Friday.

Government Depart-
mmts and
Po& Restante.

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T H E POST OFFICE REGULA1'1ONS, 1941

SEVENTH SCHEDULE, contd.

Post Offices and
Postal Agencics

(iv) Private Letter
Section at
King Street.

Public Business Hours of opening
. . .. . - - - -

Box Use of Private Letter 8.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Box Section. Monday to Friday.

Parcel Post Otlice at (a) Delivery of de-
Central Sorting Office, tained S ~ % ~ i a c e and 1
Norman Road, Air Parcels and 9.W a m. -- 3.00 p.m.
Kingston. Packets. Monday to Friday.

(b), Processing of Cus- 1
toms documents. ,I

All other
offices.

Post

Postal Agencies
(Grade A)

Postal Agencies
(Grade B)

All classes of business, 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
so, however, that the Monday to Friday.
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmastey-Gen-
eral may approve in r e
lation to the Post
Office concerned -

Money Orders, Du-
ty Parcels, Telephone
Services, Workers
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

All classes of business,
so, howe~er, that the
following clasws of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmaster-Gen-
eral may approve in re-
lation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

Money Orders, Duly
Parcels, Telephone
Services, Workers
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

All classes o'f business,
so, however, that the
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmaster-Gen-
eral may approve in re-
lation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

5 hours per day, Mon-
day, Wednesday and
Friday commencing at
such times as in the
opinion of the Post-
master-General are ne-
cessary to satisfy the
requirements of the
area in which the
Postal Agency is situa-
ted.

6 hours per day, Mon-
day to Friday com-
mencing and ending at
such times as in the
opinion of the Post-
master-General are ne-
cessary to satisfy the
requirements of the
area In which the
Postal Agency is situa-
ted.

THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

SEVENTH SCHEDULE, contd.

Post ~Otrtces and
Postal Agencier

Poatal Agenda
(Grade C)

Postal Agencier
(Gmde D)

Postal Agencies
(Grade E)

Public Business

Money Orders, Duty
Parcels, Telephone
Sewicu, Workere
Savings and Loan
Bank Servicee.

All classes of business,
so, however, that the
following clasaes of
business #hall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmaster-Gen-
eral may appmve in
relation to the Pootal
Agency concerned-

Money Orders, Duty
Parcels, Telephone
Services, Workers
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

All olasws of business,
so, however, that the
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmaster-Om-
eral may approve in re-
lation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

&dm, Duty p"B"&?, Telephone
Services, Workers
Savin~s and Loan
Bank Services.

All classes of business,
so, h'owever, that the
tollowing classes d
business shall be hand-
led only to suah extent
as the Postmaster-Gen-
eral may approve in
relation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

Money Orders, Duty
Parcels, Telephone
Services, Worken
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

Hours of Opening

8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
Monday to Friday.

8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday to Friday.

8.00 am. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday to Friday.

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THE POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1941

SEVENTH SCHEDULE, contd.

Past Offices and
Postal Agencies

Postal Agencies
(Grade F)

Postal Age,ncies
(Grade G)

Postal Agencies
(Grade H)

Postal Sub-Agencies

Public Business

All classes of business,
so, however, that the
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as tho Postmaster-Gen-
eral may appprove in
relation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

Money Orders, Duty
Parcels, Telephone
Services, Workem
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

All classes of business,
so, however, that the
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to such extent
as the Postmaster-Gen-
eral may approve in
relation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

Mone Orders, Duty
p a r d , Telephone
Services, Workers
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

All classes of business,
so, however, that the
following classes of
business shall be hand-
led only to euoh extent
as the P,os master-Gen-
eral may approve in
relation to the Postal
Agency concerned-

Money Orders, Duty
Parcels, Telephone
Services, Workers
Savings and Loan
Bank Services.

Sale of stamps and
delivery of mail.

Hours of opening

8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday to Friday.

8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday to Friday.

8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday to Friday.

The normal hours dur-
in which the Postal
~u%4gency is opened I
for the Agent's normal
business.

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