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The Post Office Act, 1898

( ACT NO. VI OF 1898 )

Chapter X


Offences by Officers of the Post Office

Penalty for fraudulently sending unpaid postal articles.
56. Whoever, being an officer of the Post Office, sends by post, or puts into any mail bag, any postal article upon which postage has not been paid or charged in the manner prescribed by this Act, intending thereby to defraud the Government of the postage on such postal article, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be punishable with fine.

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