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Lost Letters (Compensation)

Volume 439: debated on Wednesday 9 July 1947

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6.

asked the Postmaster-General why his Department refuses to pay compensation if a letter, posted in a pillar-box and subject to compulsory registration under Section 43 of the Inland Post Warrant, 1936, is lost.

Compensation is refused under the terms of Section 43 of the Inland Post Warrant, 1936, which states that no claim to compensation will be considered if the machinery of registration has not been used.