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2764 UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTION. MARCH 20,1934. Letters. Il en est de meme des lettres et des echantillons de marchandises contenant des objets passibles de droits de douane Iorsque Ie pays de destination a donne son con- sentement. Shipping serums, etc. Les envois de serums et de Posl, p. 2822. • b'f..fi· tdI' t' Customs Inspection. Officially openmg ar· tlcles for. c u s t 0 III s-clearance fee. Service charge per- mitted. vaccms, enl: Clan e excep IOn stipuIee a l'article 122 du Regle- ment, sont admis dans tous les cas. ARTICLE 40 Contr~le douanier. L'Administration du pays desti- nataire est autorisee a soumettre au controle douanier les envois cites a l'article 39 et, Ie cas echeant, ales ouvrir d'office. ARTICLE 41 Droit de dt.douanement. Les envois soumis au controlc douanier dans Ie pays de destina- tion peuvent etre frappes de co chef, au titre postal, d'un droit de dedouanement de 50 centimes au maximum par envoi. AUTICLE 42 The same applies to letters and samples of merchandise con- taining dutiable articles when the country of destination has given its consent. Shipments of serums and vac- cines, benefiting by the exception stipulated by Article 122 of the Regulations, are admitted in all cases. ARTICLE 40 Customs inspection The AdIninistration of the country of destination is author- ized to submit the articles men- tioned in Article 39 to customs inspection and, if necessary, to open them officially. ARTICLE 41 Oust oms-clearance fee Articles submitted to customs inspection in the country of destination may be charged on that account, by the postal serv- ice, with a customs-clearance fee of 50 centimes at most per article. ARTICLE 42 !·~on·postal charges. Droit.~ de douane et autres droits Customs dutie.~ and other non- Collecting, etc. Prepayment of cus- toms duty. Sender permitted to assume. Surety to be posted. non postaux. postal charges Les Administrations Ront auto- risces a percevoir, sur les destina- taires des envois, les droits de douane et tous autres droits non postaux eventuels. ARTICLE 43 Envoi.~ francs de droits. I.-Dans les relations entre les pays qui Re sont declares d'accord a cet egard, les expediteurs peu- vent prendre a leur charge, moyennant declaration prealable au bureau de depart, la totalite des droits postaux et non postaux dont les envois sont greves a la livraison. Dans ce cas, les expediteurs doivent s'engager a payer les sommes qui pourraient etre re- clamees par Ie bureau destina- taire, et, Ie cas ccheant, verser des arrhes suffisantes. The Administrations are au- thorized to collect from the addressees of mail articles the customs duties and all other non- postal charges which may be due. ARTICLE 43 Prepayment of customs duty, etc. 1. In relations between coun- tries which have come to an agree- ment to that. effect, senders may, by means of a previous declara- tion at the office of mailing, assume payment of the whole of the postal and non-postal charges with which the articles are assessed on delivery. In such a case, senders must promise to pay such amounts as may be clalllled by the office of destination, and, if need be, post sufficient surety.