Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 43 Part 2.djvu/534

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1882 PARCEI. l’()S'l` (‘ON\EN'l`l()N———SlAM. at its option, levy and collect from the addressees, for domestic service and delivery, a charge, the amount of which should be fixed according to its domestic regulations, but which shall in no case exceed 25 centimes (gold), or the equivalent of that sum in the money of the country of destination, for each parcel whatever its weight. i "‘*"°““*`“*“¥°*· 5. Every parcel shall be subject, in the country of destination, to all customs duties and all customs regulations in force in that country for the protection of its customs-· revenues; and the customs and other duties properly chargeable thereon shall be collected on delévery, in accordance with the customs regulations of the country [ of estination. ARTICLE V. 1>.·$r-apixwiisx. 1. The sender of each parcel shall prepare a customs declaration, ’ to be securely attached to the parcel, upon a special form provided for the purpose, giving a general description of the parcel, an accurate statem9ntr.of its contents and value, date of inailing, the slelndegg signature and address, as well as,the name and address of t e a ressee. , . nueipmipomug. 2. The sender will, on request at the time of mailing the parcel, receive a certificate of mailing from the Jyost office where the parcel is mailed, on a form provided for the pu pose.

  • 'i·;.-amy. 3. The sender of a parcel may have the same registered by paying

in addition to the postage the registration fee regularly charged in the country of origin. ,,’ .icknowlcdgment or 4. An acknowledgement of the delivery of a registered parcel shall 'i"i"`°’*" be returned to the sender when request is made for such receipt at the time of mailing. / ‘ ARTICLE VI.

  • ¤¤*>“*¤’ *0 d€“”°’· Senders of parcels in either country may provide for their alternative disposition when they are not delivered at the first address to

which directed. This may be done by the senders making a request by an ind0§ement in writing on the wrapper or by means of a paster attached thereto, in one or other of the following forms: (a) If undeliverable as addressed, deliver to -———. b) If undeliverable as addressed, abandon. A lc) If undeliverable as addressed, return to sender. “°°“'“· Except as otherwise provided, undeliverable parcels will be returned to the senders at the expiration of 30 days from the date of receipt at the post office of destination, while refused parcels will be returned at once, the parcels ineach case to be marked to show the reason for non-delivery. All.returned parcels subject on delivery to the senders to the collection of any charges that may accrue thereon. mimcls ¤<»= tv be re However, the following described parcels need not be returned to " the country of origin, but may be disposed of, without recourse, in accordance with the customs laws and regulations of the countryof destination : r‘""· ¥’· “*"· (a) Parcels which do not conform to the conditions as to size and weight prescribed by Article II. (B) Parcels containing articles prohibited by Article II and other prohibited importations. _ _ _ _ _ (c) Parcels containing articles subject to seizure as being imported or brought into the United States in any manner contrary to law, including articles subject to seizure under the customs laws because of a false or fraudulent invoice or declaration covering the same or for any willful act or omission on the part of the sender or addressee or agent by means whereof the United States shall or may be deprived of the lawful duties. -