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POST OFFICE REGULATIONS.
the signature on the order not corresponding with
the entries on the advice, the applicant for payment
should communicate with the remitter, and request
him to apply personally to the issuing Postmaster.
17. No Postman or other Servant of the Post
Office is bound to procure a Money Order for any
person, or to obtain payment for one ; but such ser-
vices are not forbidden.
18. Money Orders for amounts not esceeding £oO
are issued, free of charge, in favour of " The Eeceiver-
General of Inland Revenue," when required for the
remittance of Income Tax, Inhabited House Duty,
Land Tax, or Excise Duties, or Legacy and Succession
Duties. The official notice to pay must, in each
case, be presented for inspection when the order is
applied for.
Telegraph Money Orders (Inland).
19. Money may be transmitted by Telegraph
Money Order between all Post Offices in the United
Kingdom authorised to transact Telegraph and Money
Order business, with the exception that at those
offices which forward but do not deliver telegrams,
Telegraph Money Orders can be issued, but cannot
jbe paid.
a. The commission is — s. d.
For sums not exceeding £1, - - - 4
" above £1 and not exceeding £2, - 6
"2 " 4, - 8
" "4 " 7,-0 10
" "7 '' 10 - 1
In addition to the commission, a charge is made
at the ordinary inland rate for the official telegram
authorising payment at the office of payment and for
the repetition thereof, the minimum being 9d. The
telegraph charges only cover the cost of transmitting
the official telegram of advice to the Postmaster of
the office of payment and its repetition. Any tele-
graphic communication which the remitter may wish
to despatch to the payee must be paid for at the
ordinary inland rate, the minimum being 6d.
h. No Telegraph Money Order can be issued for a
greater amount than £10.
c. Any person expecting a remittance by telegi-aph
must furnish satisfactory evidence that he himself
is the person entitled to receive the money. He, or
someone on his behalf, must attend at the office to
obtain payment.
d. Should repayment of a Telegraph Money Order
be required, the remitter must make application to
the Controller, Money Order Office, General Post
Office, London, or to the Accountant in Edinburgh
or Dublin, according to whether the order be remitted
from an office in England and Wales, Scotland, or
Ireland. He must enclose the official receipt with
his application. A new order will then be issued,
less the ordinary commission, payable at any Money
Order Office named for the purpose. Should transfer
of payment from one office to another be required by
either remitter or payee, he must make application
to the Controller, Money Order Office, General Post
Office, London, or to the Accountant in Edinburgh
or Dublin, as the case may be, furnishing particulars
of the Order, and stating the name of the office at
which payment is desired.
e. In other respects Telegraph Money Orders are
subject to the regulations which govern the trans-
mission of ordinary monev orders.
20. Money Orders are issued in the United King-
dom on the following foreign countries, British
agencies, possessions, and colonies, at the rates of
commission shown below : — Foreign Countries —
Austria, Belgium. Bulgaria, Cmgo Free State(Banana,
Boma, and Matadi), Chili, Denmark (with Faroe
Islands), Danish West Indies. Dutch East Indies,
East Africa — Dares Salaam, Bagamoyo, Liudi, Kilroa,
Pangani, Saadam,Tanga (through Germany) — Egypt,
France, with Algeria, German Empire, Hawaii (Sand-
wich Islands), Holland, Hungary-, Iceland, Italy, with
offices on the Red Sea and at TripoK, Japan, Luxem-
berg. New Guinea (German Protectorate of), North
Borneo (Sandakan), Norway, Orange Free State,
Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores), Rou-
mania, Siam, Sweden, Switzerland, Transvaal, The
Cameroons (through Germany), Togo — Klein Pofo,
Lome (through Germany), — Tunis, United States.
Foreign Towns — Adrianople, Beyrout, Constanti-
nople, Panama, Salonica, Smyrna, and Tangier
(Morocco). British Possessions and Colonies — Ber-
muda, British Bechuanaland, British Columhia,
British Guiana, British Honduras (]>elize). Cape of
Good Hope, Canada, Ceylon, Cyprus, Falkland Islands,
Gambia, Gibraltar,GoldCoast,Hong Kong(with agen-
cies at Shanghai, Amoj', Canton, Foochow, Hankow,
Hoihow, Swatow, and Ningpo), India (including
Burmah and agencies at Aden, Baghdad, Bunder
Abbas, Bnshire, Bassorah, Guadur, Jask, Linga, Mus-
cat, and Zanzibar), Labuan, Lagos, Malta, Mauritius,
Mombasa and Lamu, Natal, New Brunswick, New-
foundland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Nova
Seotia, Prince Edward Island, Queensland, St.
Helena, Sarawak, Seychelle Islands, Sierra Leone,
South Australia, Straits Settlements, Tasmania,
Victoria, West Indies, Western Australia, for sums
not exceeding £2, 6d.; £5, Is.; £7, Is. 6d.; £10, 2s.
21. In the case of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,
Chili, Congo Free State, Denmark, Danish West
Indies, East Africa, Iceland, Egypt, Germany and
Heligoland, German possessions in East and West
Africa, Holland, Hungary, Dutch East Indies, Japan,
Lusemberg, New Guinea, Norway, Portugal, Rou-
mania, Siam, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunis, India, and
the Ottoman towns of Adrianople, Beyrout, and Sa-
lonica, the original Order, issued in this country,
should be retained by the remitter, a new Order
in the currency of the country of payment being
issued by the Chief Office of that country, and sent
to the payee.
In the case of France, &c., Hawaii, Italy, &c., British
Bechuanaland, North Borneo, the Orange Free State,
Transvaal, Sarawak, the United States, Canada, Con-
stantinople, Smyrna, Panama, and Tangier, and the
British possessions and colonies generally, with the
exception of India, the Order issued in this country
should be sent to the payee by the remitter.
In like manner, the Orders issued in Austria, Bul-
garia, Belgium, Congo Free State, Denmark, Danish
West Indies, Iceland, Egypt, Germany and Heligo-
land, German possessions in East and West Africa,
Holland, Hungary, Dutch East Indies, Italy, Lusem-
berg, New Guinea, Norwaj', Portugal, Roumania,
Siam, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunis, India, and the
Ottoman towns of Adrianople, Beyrout, and Salonica,
are of no value in this country, and should, there-
fore, be retained by the remitters.
22. The issue of a duplicate Order, or the stoppage
of paj'ment of an Order issued by a Colony or For-

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