US (United States) Code. Title 39. Part V. Chapter 56: Transportation of mail by vessel

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39 USC CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec.

5601. Sea post service.

5602. Termination of contracts for foreign transportation.

5603. Transportation of mail by vessel as freight or

express.

5604. Fines on ocean carriers.

5605. Contracts for transportation of mail by vessel.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in section 5005 of this title.

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39 USC Sec. 5601 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec. 5601. Sea post service

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The Postal Service may maintain sea post service on ocean vessels

conveying mail to and from the United States.

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(Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773.)

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Chapter effective July 1, 1971, pursuant to Resolution No. 71-9

of the Board of Governors. See section 15(a) of Pub. L. 91-375, set

out as a note preceding section 101 of this title.

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39 USC Sec. 5602 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec. 5602. Termination of contracts for foreign transportation

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Contracts for the transportation of mail by vessel between the

United States and a foreign port shall be made subject to

cancellation by the Postal Service or the Congress.

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(Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773.)

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39 USC Sec. 5603 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec. 5603. Transportation of mail by vessel as freight or express

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The Postal Service may require that mail be transported by

freight or express when -

(1) there is no competition on a water route and the rate or

compensation asked is excessive; or

(2) no proposal is received.

A common carrier by water that fails or refuses to transport the

mail when required to do so under this section shall be fined not

more than $500 for each day of refusal.

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(Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773.)

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39 USC Sec. 5604 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec. 5604. Fines on ocean carriers

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The Postal Service may impose or remit fines on carriers

transporting mail by vessel on routes extending beyond the borders

of the United States for -

(1) unreasonable or unnecessary delay to the mails; and

(2) other delinquencies in the transportation of mail.

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(Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773.)

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39 USC Sec. 5605 01/06/03

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TITLE 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

PART V - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

CHAPTER 56 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL BY VESSEL

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Sec. 5605. Contracts for transportation of mail by vessel

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The Postal Service may contract for the transportation of mail by

vessel without advertising for bids for periods of not in excess of

4 years.

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(Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773.)

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