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§ 3. Letters sent out of the United Kingdom by
a private vessel (not being a packet boat).
§ 4. Letters of merchants, owners of vessels of
merchandise, or of the cargo or loading therein, sent
by such vessels of merchandise, or by any person
employed by such owners for the carriage of such
letters, according to their respective directions, and
delivered to the respective persons to whom they
shall be direcled, without pajiog or receiving reward
or profit for the same in anywise.
§ 5. Letters concerning goods or merchandise sent
by common carriers, to be delivered with the goods
■which such letters concern, without hire or other
advantage for receiving or delivering such letters.
29. No person, however, is authorized to make a
collection of such excepted letters for the purpose of
sending them in the manner above described.
30. The following persons are expressly forbidden
to carry a letter, or to receive or collect or deliver a
('letter, even though they shall not receive hire or
reward for the same: —
§ 1. Common known carriers, their servants or
Agents, except a letter concerning goods in their carts
or waggons, or on their pack horses; and owners,
drivers, or guards of stage coaches.
§ 2. Owners, masters, or commanders of ships,
{[vessels, steam-boats, or boats called or being passage
or packet boats, sailing or passing coastwise, or
otherwise between places within Great Britain or
Ireland, or between, to, or from ports within Her
Majesty's dominions or territories out of the United
Kingdom, or their servants or agents, except in
respect of letters of merchants, owners of ships, or
goods on board.
§ 3. Passengers or other persons on board any such
khips, vessels, steam-boats, passage or packet boat.
\ § 4. The owners of or sailors or others on board a
ship or boat passing on a river or navigable canal
'within the United Kingdom or other Her Majesty's
m 1. When applying for Money Orders the public
Should use the prepared printed " Application Forms,"
flrhich are supplied gratuitously to all Money Order
Dfficers, viz • —
§ 1. Application for Inland Orders.
§ 2. Application for Foreign and Colonial Orders.
2. Commission. — The commission on Inland Money
)rders is : —
For sums ui
- 2d.
Of 10s. and under £2,
- 3d.
" £2,
- 4d.
" 3,
- 5d.
" 4,
- 6d.
" 5,
- 7d.
" 6,
- 8d.
" 7,
- '
- 9d.
" 8 .
- lOd.
" 9,
- lid.
£10 Orders,
- Is.
3. No order is allowed to contain a fractional
it of a penny.
t4. Particulars Required. — No Money Order can
issued unless the applicant furnish in full the
rname and at least the initial of one Christian
.il ame, both of the remitter and the payee, together
ji lith the remitter's address. In the case of Foreign
Orders the full address of the payee must be given ;
and if the order be payable to a native in British
India the tribe or caste, and the father's name, must
also be furnished.
§ 1. The remitter is at liberty to desire at the time
of issue that the order be crossed like a cheque thus,
" & Co.," and be made payable only through a Bank,
in which case it is left to his option to give or
withhold the name payee. The designation of the
Bank need not be furnished.
§ 2. If the remitter or payee be a peer or a bishop,
his ordinary title is sufficient.
§ 3. The usual designation of a firm is sufficient,
except in the case of a company trading under a
title which does not consist of the name of the per-
sons composing it, as the " Carron Company."
5. The holder of a Money Order is always at
liberty to direct, by crossing it, that the order be paid
through a bank, even though its payment was not
originally so restricted ; and when the order is thus
presented the question put on the presentation of an
ordinary Money Order is dispensed with.
6. When application is made for a Money Order
payable in London, or at any other town where
there is more than one Money Order Office, the
remitter should say at which of such offices he
wishes it to be paid, otherwise the order can be
cashed only at the Head Office.
7. Orders cannot be Cancelled. — An order once
issued cannot be cancelled ; and should repayment
or transfer to a different office be required, the
remitter or payee must apply to the paying Post-
master according to the directions in paragraph 15
of these regulations.
8. Money Orders do not require a receipt stamp.
9. When an Order is paid through a bank it is
sufficient that it be receipted, without regard to any
discrepancy between the signature and the name in
the advice, and that it be crossed with the name of
the bank, and presented by some person known to
be in the employment of that bank.
10. Although at the end of twelve months from
that in which it was issued, a Money Order, if still
unpaid, becomes legally void, nevertheless, when a
good reason can be given for the delay in presenting
it, an application for payment, subject to a certain
deduction, is entertained.
11. No application can be entertained for compen-
sation for alleged injury from the non-payment of a
Money Order at the expected time.
12. After once paying a Money Order, by whom-
soever presented, the Office is not liable to any
further claim.
13. To guard against any person, even if he
obtain possession of a Money Order, fraudulently
getting it cashed, the remitter is recommended ; —
§ 1. When he is well known to the payee, to
sign the letter enclosing the order with his initials
§ 2. When this is not the case, either to make
the order payable ten days after date, or to register
the letter enclosing it, or to make the order payable
through a bank by crossing it like an ordinary cheque.
§ 3. When it is not considered expedient to
adopt either of these courses, to send the remitter's
name (without a knowledge of which payment cannot
be obtained) in a separate letter from that contain-

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