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UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTION. MARCH 20, 1934. 2855 5. - Les bureaux auxquels sont adresses les bulletins de verifica- tion les renvoient Ie plus prompte- ment possible apres les avoir examines et y avoir mentionne leurs observations, s'il y a lieu. Si ces bulletins ne sont :pas renvoyes A I'AdministratIOn d'origine dans Ie delai de deux mois A compter de la date de leur expedition, ils sont consideres, jusqu'A preuve du contraire, comme dtlment acceptes par les bureaux auxquels ils ont ete adresses. Ce dclai est porte a quatre mois dans les relations avec les pays eloignes. 6.- - Lorsqu'un bureau recep- tionnaire auquel la verification de la depeche incombait n'a pas fait parvenir au bureau d'origine et, Ie cas echcant, au dernier bureau d'echange intermediaire, par Ie premier courrier u tilisable apres la verification, un bulletin constatdnt des irrcgularites quel- conques, il est considere, jusqu'tl. preuve du contraire, comme ayant re~m la depeche et son contenu. La meme presomption existe pour les irregularitcs dont la mention a eteomiseousignaIeed'unemaniere incomplete dans Ie bulletin de verification. 7. - Les bulletins de verification et les duplicata sont transmis sous pH recommande. ARTICLE 160 Renroi des sacs rides. I. - Sauf arrangement contraire entre les Administrations corre- spondantes,les sacs doi"vent etre renvoyes vides, par Ie prochain courrier, dans une dcpeche directe pour Ie pays auquel ces sacs ap- partiennent. I .e nombre des sacs renvoyes par chaque dcpeche doit etre inscrit sous la rubrique "Indications de service" de la feuille d'avis. Le renvoi est effectnc entre les bureaux d'echange designes a cet effet. Les sacs vides doivent etre roules en paquets convenables; Ie cas echeant, les planchettes a etiquettes ainsi que les etiquettes 5. The offices to which the ~tumofbuUetlnby bull ' f ifi' d reclIllvlnc oftloe. etms 0 ver cation are a - dressed return them as promptl)? as possible after having exammed them, and after having entered thereon their observations, if any. If those bulletins are not ra- Presumption of BC- turned to the Administration of ceptance. origin within the period of two months, counting from the date of their issue, they are considered, until the contrary is proved, as duly accepted by the offices to whlCh they were addressed. That period is extended to four months in relations with distant countries. 6. 'Vhen a receiving office upon Correctness implied. which the verification of tho dispatch was incumbent has not sent to the office of origin, and to the last intermediato exchange office, if any, by the first mail aVllilable after verification, a bul- letin reporting any irregularities, it is considered, until the contrary is proved, as having received the dispatch and its contents. The same presumption exists in the case of irregularities which have not been mentioned, or which have been reported in an incom- plete manner, in the bulletin of verification. 7. The bulletins of verification . BuJlptins of verifies.- d1dI ยท two, etc. an t 1e up Icates are trans- mitted under registered cover. ARTICLE 160 Return of empty sacks Empty sacks. 1. Barring contrary agreement Prllvisions for prompt between the corresponding Ad- return. ministrations, sacks shall be re- turned empty, by the next mail, in a direct dIspatch for the coun- try to which such sacks belong. The number of sacks returned by each mail shall be entered under the Service Information heading of the letter bill. The return is effected between the exchange offices designated for that purpose. The empty sacks shall be rolled up in suitable bundles; the label blocks, as well as the labels of cloth, parchment or other strong