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2746 UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTION. MARCH 20, 1934. Adhesions. Procedure. ARTICLE 2 Adhesions nouvelles. Procedu.re. Tout Pays est admis en tout temps a adherer a Ia Com"en- tion. L'adhesion doit etre notifiee par voie diplomatique au Gou- vernement de la Confederation Suisse et par celui-ci f.UX Gou- vernements de tous les Pays de l'Union. ARTICLE 3 Conrention et Arrangements de l' Union. Regular service go,', Le service de In poste aux lettres erned hereby. 1l' . . d1 Other senĀ·ices. Etfect. est regIe par es {lSpOSlhons e a Convention. D'autres services, tels que ceux des lettres et des boltes avec valeur declaree, des colis postaux, des mandats de poste, des vire- ments postaux, des valeurs a recouvrer et des abonnements aux journaux et ecrits perio- diques, font l'objet d'Arrange- ments entre Pays de l'Union. Ces Arrangements ne sont ob- ligatoires que pour les Pays qui y ont adhere. Provisillnsgovernlng. L'adhesion a un ou plusieurs de ces Arrangements est soumise aux di.spositions de l'article 2. ARTICLE 4 Reglements d' execution. Executory regula- Les Administrations postales tio~Sf. p. 2802. des Pays de I'Union arretent d'un commun accord, dans des Reglements d'execution, les mes- ures d'ordre et de detail neces- saires a l'execution de la Conven- tion et des Arrangements. ARTICLE 5 Traites et arrangements spkiaux. Unions restreintes. Bpectal treaties. etc. I.- Les Pays de l'Union ont Ie droit de maintenir et de conclure des traites, ainsi que de maintenir et d'etablir des Unions restreintes, en vue de 10. reduction des taxes ou de toute autre amelioration des relations postales. ARTICLE 2 New adhesions. Procedure Any country is permitted at any time to adhere to the Con- vention. Notice of the adhesion shall be given thru diplomatic channels to the Government of the Swiss Con- federation and by the latter to the Governments of all the coun- tries of the Union. ARTICLE 3 Convention and Agreements of the Union The regular-mail service is gov- erned by the provisions of the Convention. Other services, such as those of insured letters and boxes, parcel post, money orders, postal checks, collection orders, and subscrip- tions to newspapers and periodi- cals, form the subject of Agree- ments between countries of the Union. Such Agreements are binding only upon countries which have adhered to them. Adhesion to one or more of those Agreements is subject to the provisions of Article 2. ARTICLE 4 Regulations of Execution The Postal Administration of the countries of the Union draw up, by mutual agreement, in the form of Regulations of Execution, the measures of order and detail necessary for the execution of the Convention and the Agreements. ARTICLE 5 Special treatieoS and agreements. Restricted Unions 1. Countries of the Union have the right to maintain and con- clude treaties, as well as to main- tain and establish restricted Un- ions, with a view to the reduction of rates or any other improve- ment of no~t.nl l'plAtinnQ