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Order OfiBces in the United Kingdom, and at Malta,
Gibraltar, and Constantinople.
2. The following are the amounts for which Postal
Ordera are issued, together with the Poundage pay-
able in respect of each Order : —
Amount of
s. d.
Amount of
s. d.
4 6
7 6
10 6
i Broken amounts may be made up by the use of
Postage Stamps not exceeding fivepence in value
!ij affixed to the back of any one Postal Order.
'■ ' 3. The person to whom a Postal Order is issued
|,' must, before parting with it, fill in the name of the
K 'person to whom the amount is to be paid, and may
i|! fill in the name of the Money Order Office at which
i]. (the amount is to be paid. The person so named
T Imust, before payment can be made, sign the receipt
at the foot of the Order, and must also fill in the
name of the Money Order Office, if that has not been
;. :ih-eady done.
4. Every person to whom a Postal Order is issued
ij, should keep a record of the number, date, and name
of office of issue to facilitate enquiry if the order
ihould be lost.
5. If a Postal Order be crossed "
& Co."
payment will only be made through a Banker, and if
the name of a Banker is added, payment will only be
ti made through that Banker.
6. A Postal Order presented by, or through, a
Banker for payment will not (in tlie absence of an
ixpress arrangement between such Banker and the
Postmaster-General to the contrary) be paid until
^fter such Order has been examined at the Chief
Office in London.
7. After a Postal Order has once been paid, to
whomsoever it is paid, the Postmaster-General will
iiot be liable for any further claim.
8. If any erasure or alteration be made, or if the
isi Order is cut, defaced, or mutilated, payment may be
9. The regulations under which Postal Orders
ire issued allow the Postmaster to delay or refuse
the payment of an Order, but he must at once
•eport his reasons for so doing to the Postmaster-
jeneral. He may also require the person presenting
he Order to sign his name on the Order before its:
oayment, although the receipt has been already signed.
10. After the expiration of three months from the
ast day of the month of issue, a Postal Order will
)e payable only on payment of a Commission equal
:o the amount of the original poundage, with the:
iddition (if more than three months have elapsed'
'ince the said expiration) of the amount of the original!
Doundage for every further period of three months!
vhich has so elapsed, and for every portion of any
uch period of three months over and above every
;omplete period.
11. The Commission thus paid must be affixed in'
i'ostage Stamps to the face of the Order.
: 12. No postman, or other servant of the Post
Office, is bound to procure a Postal Order for any
person, or to obtain payment for one ; but such ser^
vices are not forbidden.
13. After the closing of the Money Order Office,
Postal Orders may be obtained at the stamp counter,
Head Office, George Square, until 10 p.m. on week
1. Post Office Savings Banks are established at all
Money Order Offices in the United Kingdom, and
are open for the receipt and payment of money and
for the transaction of Government Stock business
daily during the hours appointed for Monej' Order
2. At these Banks deposits of one shilling, or any
number of shillings, will be received, subject to the
limits of £30 in one year ending 31st December,
and £150 in all, exclusive of interest. Deposits will
also be received for immediate investment m Govern-
ment Stock.
Any person desirous of saving one shilling by
means of penny contributions, for deposit in the Post
Office Savings Bank, may do so by purchasing with
every penny so saved a penny postage stamp, and
affixing it to a form to be obtained at any Post Office.
Instructions as to this form are printed thereon.
3. Interest. — Interest at the rate of £2 10s. per
cent, per annum (which is at the rate of 6d. in the
pound for each year, or at the rate of one halfpenny
on each complete pound for each month), is allowed
until the sum due to a depositor amounts to £200,
when interest ceases. The calculation is made from
the first day of the calendar month next following the
day on which a complete pound has been deposited
or completed, up to the last day of the calendar
month preceding the day on which a warrant for
repayment is issued. The interest due to each deposi-
tor is added to the principal due to him on the 31st
December in each year.
4. Transfers of Deposits. — Any person may trans-
fer his deposits from a Trustee Savings Bank to the
Post Office Savings Bank, or vice versa, by obtaining
a certificate of transfer, which will be accepted as a
deposit of the amount therein set forth. Forms of
application for certificates of transfer to a Trustee
Savings Bank can be obtained at any Post Office
Savings Bank.
5. Withdrawal of Deposits. — Any depositor
wishing to withdraw the whole or part of the sum
deposited by him, must make application for the
same to the General Post Office in London, in a
form which may be obtained at any Post Office
Savings Bank.
6. Repayments. — Repayments will be made only
to the depositor in person, or to the bearer of an
order under his hand, signed in the presence of either
the minister of the parish in which the depositor
resides, of a justice of the peace, or in case of sick-
ness, of the medical attendant.
ACT, 1880.
1. A depositor in the Post Office Savings Bank
who desires either to invest a certain sum (not being
less than £10) in Government Stock, or to purchase
a certain amount of Government Stock (not being
less than £i0 Stock), must send to the Controller of

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