Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 20.djvu/797

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772 CONVENTION—UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION. JUNE 1, 1878. Intcrniaticual l’Union, celles qui n’ont point fait those Administrations which have 1********* d“**°°· parvenir leur réponse dans le délai not sent in their reply within the maximum de quatre mois, sont con- maximum delay of four months are sidérées comme s’abstenant. considered as expressing no opm- 1011. 8. Le B1u·eau international pré- 8. The International Bureau pare les travaux des congres ou prepares the business to be subconférences. Il pourvoit aux copies mitted to the Congresses or Conet impressions nécessaires, a la fcrences. It undertakes the necesrédaction et a la distribution des sary copying and printing, the edamendements,procesverbauxetau— iting and distribution of amendtres renseignements. ments, jotunals of proceedings, and other details. 9. Le directeur de ce Bureau as- 0. The Director of this Bureau siste aux séances des congres ou attends the sessions of the Conconferences, et prend part aux dis- gresses or Conferences, and takes cussions sans voix délibérative. part in the discussions, without the power of voting. 10. Il fait sur sa gestion un rap- 10. There is issued, under his port annuel qui est communiqué superinte11dence,an annnal report, a toutes les administrations de which is communicated to all the l’Union. Administrations of the Union. 11. Lalangue officielle du Bureau 11. The official language of the international est la langue francaise. International Bureau is the French language. XXXI. XXXI. Langue. Language. Language. 1. Les feuilles d’avis, tableaux, 1. The letter-bills, tables, staterelevés et autres formules, a Pusage ments, and other forms used by the des administrations del’Union pour Administrations of the Union in leurs relations réciproques, doivent, their reciprocal relations must, as en regle genérale, etre rédigés en a general rule, be drawn up in the langue francaise, a moins que les French language, unless the Adadministrations intéressees n’en dis- ministrations interested arrange £ent autrcment par une entente otherwise by direct agreement. ` ecte. 2. En ce qui concerne la corre- 2. As regards official corresponspondance de service, l’état de dence, the present state of things choses actuel est maintenu, sauf is maintained, unless any other autre arrangement a intervenir ul- arrangement should subsequently térieurement et d’un commun ac- be agreed upon by common consent cord entre les administrations in- between the Administrations intertéressées. ested. XXXII. XXXII. Rcssort de P Union. Jurisdiction of the Union. Jurisdiction of Sont considérés comme apparte- The following are considered as Um°“· nant a l’Union postalc universelle: belonging to the Universal Postal Union: ~ 1** L’ile de Héligoland, comme 1st. The Island of Heligoland, as assimilee a 1’Allemagne, au point assimilated to Germany, from a de vue postal; postal point of view. 2** La principauté de Liehten- 2d. The Principality of Lichtenstein, comme relevant del’admi11is- stein, as subordinate to the Postal tration des postes d’Autriclie; Administration of Austria. 3** L’Islande et les iles Féroe, 3d. Iceland and the Faroe Islcomme faisant partie du Danemark ; ands, as tormin g part of Denmark. 4** Les iles Baléares, les iles Ca- 4th. The Balearic Isles, the Canaries et les possessions espagnoles nary Islands, and the Spanish pos-