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Indian Post Office Act, 1898

THE FIRST SCHEDULE

(See section 7)

INLAND POSTAGE RATES

Letters
For a weight not exceeding twenty grams Rs. 3.00
For every twenty grams, or fraction thereof, exceeding twenty grams Rs. 3.00
Letter- cards
For a letter-card Rs. 1.50
Post cards (not being post cards containing printedcommunication or competition post cards)
Single 25 paise
Reply 50 paise
[Post cards containing printed communication (not beingcompetition post cards)]
For a post card Rs. 1.50

Explanation.- A post card shall be deemed to contain a printed communication, if any matter (except the name and address of, and other particulars relating to, the sender and the place and date of dispatch) is recorded by printing or by cyclostyling or by any other mechanical process, not being typewriting, on any part of the post card except the right hand half of the address-side thereof.

Competition post cards
For a post card Rs. 3.00

Explanation.- A post card shall be deemed to be a competition post card if it is used in response to any competition organized on or through television, radio, newspaper, magazine or any other media

Book pattern and sample packets
For the first fifty grams or fraction thereof Re. 1.00
For every additional fifty grams, or fraction thereof, in excess of fifty grams Rs. 2.00
Registered newspapers
For a weight not exceeding fifty grams 15 paise
For a weight exceeding fifty grams but not exceeding one hundred grams 25 paise
For every additional one hundred grams, or fraction thereof, exceeding one hundred grams 10 paise
In the case of more than one copy of the same issue of a registered newspaper being carried in the same packet-  
For a weight not exceeding one hundred grams 25 paise
For every additional one hundred grams, or fraction thereof, exceeding one hundred grams 10 paise

Provided that such packet shall not be delivered at any addressee's residence but shall be given to a recognized agent at the Post Office.

Parcels
For a weight not exceeding five hundred grams Rs. 10.00
For every five hundred grams, or fraction thereof, exceeding five hundred grams Rs. 10.00]


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