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UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTION. MARCH 20, 1934. 2823 turelle (animaux et plantes seches ou conserves, specimens goologi- ques, etc.), tubes de serum ou de vaccin et objets pathologiques rendus inoffensifs par leur mode de preparation et d'emballage. Ces objets, al'exception des tubes de serum et de vaccin expedies dans un interet general par les laboratoires ou institutions offi- ciellement reconnus, ne peuvent etre envoyes dans un but com- mercial. Leur emballage doit etre conforme aux prescriptions generales concernant les echan- tillons de marchandises. ARTICLE 123 Objets groupes. I. -La reunion dans un seul envoi d'objets de correspondance de categones differentes est limi- tee aux papiers d'affaires, aux imprimes, a l'exception des im- pressions en relief a l'usage des aveugles, et aux echantillons de marchandises, sous reserve: a) que chaque Obi' et pris isole- ment ne depasse pas es limites qui lui sont applicables quant au poids et aux dimensions j b) que Ie poids total ne depasse pas 2 kilogrammes par envoi; c) que la taxe payee soit au moins la taxe minlmum des pa- piers d'affaires si l'envoi contient des papiers d'affaires, et la taxe minimum des echantillons s'il se compose d'imprimes et d'echan- tillons. 2.- Ces dispositions ne sont, applicables qu'aux objets soumis a la meme taxe unitaire. Lors- qu'une Administration constate la reunion dans un meme envoi d'objets passibles de taxes diffe.- rentes, cet envoi est frappe pour son poids total de 10. taxe afferente a la categorie dont Ie tarif est Ie plus eleve. ARTICLE 124 Petits paquets. I. -Les petits paquets sont soumis aux dispositions prescrites pour les echantillons de marchan- dises en ce qui concerne Ie condi- tionnementet l'emballage. preserved animals and plants, geological specimens, etc.), tubes of serum or vaccine and patho- logical objects rendered inoffen- sive by their mode of preparation and packin~. Those articles, with the exceptIOn of tubes of serum and vaccine sent in the ~eneral interest by laboratories or mstitu- tions officially recognized, may not be sent for commercial pur- poses. Their packing shall be in accordance with the general regu- lations concerning samples of merchandise. ARTICLE 123 Grouped articles Grouped articles. 1. The inclusion in a single LimitatioDs. packet of articles of correspond- ence of different classes is limited to commercial papers, to prints other than raised print for the blind, and to samples of mer- chandise, on condition: (a) That each article taken sin~ly does not exceed the limits which are applicable to it in regard to weight and dimensions; (b) That the total weight does not exceed 2 kilograms per packet; (c) That the postage paid is at least the minimum charge for commercial papers if the packet contains commercial papers, and the minimum charge for samples if it is composed of prints and samples. 2. These provisions are appli- (+TarmstroBot (talk)de~ of di/'!'I 'reDt cable only to articles subject to ,. . the same rate :per unit. When an AdministratIOn detects the inclusion in one and the same packet of articles liable to differ- ent rates, that packet is charged, for its total weIght, with the rate applicable to the class for which the rate is highest. ARTICLE 124 Small packets 1. Small packets are subject to the prOVIsions laid down for samples of merchandise in regard to preparation and packing. "mall parcels.