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[74 Stat. 587]
[74 Stat. 587]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 6 8 2 - S E P T. 2, 1960

587

matter transported contrary to law may be found therein, he may open and search any— (1) vehicle passing, or having lately passed, from a place at which there is a post office of the United States; (2) article being, or having lately been, in the vehicle; (3) store or office, other than a dwelling house, used or occupied by a common carrier or transportation company, in which an article may be contained. § 904. Seizing and detaining letters A postal inspector, customs officer, or United States marshal or his deputy, may seize at any time, letters and bags, packets or parcels containing letters which are being carried contrary to law on board any vessel or on any post road. The officer who makes the seizure shall convey the articles seized to the nearest post office; or by direction of the Postmaster General or the Secretary ot the Treasury, he may detain them until two months after the final determination of all suits and proceedings which may be brought within six months after the seizure against any person for sending or carrying the letters. § 905. Searching vessels for letters A postal inspector when instructed by the Postmaster General to make examinations and seizures and any customs officer without special instructions shall search vessels for letters which may be on board, or which may have been conveyed contrary to law. § 906. Disposition of seized mail Every package or parcel seized by a postal inspector, customs officer, or United States marshal or his deputies, in which a letter is unlawfully concealed, shall be forfeited to the United States. The same proceedings may b^ used to enforce forfeitures as are authorized in respect of goods, wares, and merchandise forfeited for violation of the revenue laws. Laws for the benefit and protection of customs officers making seizures for violating revenue laws apply to officers making seizures for violating the postal laws.

PART II—FISCAL ADMINISTRATION CHAPTER

Sec.

21.

CONTRACTS

2001

23. 25. 27. 29. 31.

PROPERTY FUNDS AND ACCOUNTING POSTAL POLICY AND FISCAL REPORTS DEBTS AND COLLECTIONS STAMPS AND STAMPED PAPEB

2101 2201 2301 2401 2501

CHAPTER 21—CONTRACTS Sec. 2001. 2002. 2003. 2004. 2005. 2006. 2007. 2008. 2009. 2010. 2011.

Purchase or rental of equipment and supplies. Bonds and contracts. Purchase of supplies. Contracts for envelopes and other supplies. Contracts for money order supplies. Contracts for rental of equipment and services. Purchase of motor-truck parts. Hire of vehicles from employees. Contracts for delivery of special delivery mail. No postal material or supplies manufactured by convict labor. Contracts for postal stations.