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[74 Stat. 680]
[74 Stat. 680]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

[74 S T A T.

first attempt to deliver or the first notice of arrival at the office of address, regardless of whether the parcel bears a specified time limit for delivery. He may collect a demurrage charge when delivery has not been made to either the addressee or the sender until after the expiration of the prescribed period. He may not charge demurrage on collect-on-delivery articles exchanged between post offices in the continental United States and post offices in the Commonwealth of Puerto Eico, the Territories and'possessions of the United States, (b) The Postmaster General may direct the immediate return to the sender, charged with return postage, of an undeliverable collecton-delivery article. § 5009. Restricted delivery (a) The Postmaster General may provide for domestic re^stered, insured, and collect-on-delivery and other mail accorded special services to be restricted in delivery to the addressee only, or to the addressee or order. He shall charge an additional fee for this service. (b) The Postmaster (^neral may refund fees paid for this service only upon request and when the postal service is at fault for the erroneous delivery or the nondelivery of the article. § 5010. Return receipts (a) Upon payment of the fee prescribed by him, the Postmaster General shall provide senders of mail, receipts showing either— (1) to whom and when the article was delivered, or (2) to whom, when, and the address where the article was delivered. (b) Receipts furnished under subsection (a) of this section shall be received in the courts as prima facie evidence of the delivery. (c) The Postmaster General may refund fees paid for receipts under subsection (a) of this section when the failure to furnish the receipt, or the equivalent, is the fault of the postal service. § 5011. Co-insurance Claims for indemnity involving registered mail, insured mail treated as registered mail, other insured mail or collect-on-delivery mail which is also insured with another insuring agency shall be adjusted by the Postmaster General on a pro rata basis as a co-insurer with the other insuring agency. § 5012. Receipts of mailing The Postmaster General may provide for the issuance to the sender of a receipt or certificate showing the mailing of ordinary mail, and additional receipts for the mailing of registered, insured, and collecton-delivery mail. CHAPTER 83—MONEY ORDER SYSTEM Sec.

5101. 5102. 5103. 5104. 5105.

Money order system. Issuance of money orders. Payment of money orders. Indorsement of orders. Postal notes.