§ Mr. GARRO-JONES
asked the Postmaster-General what special postal facilities are accorded to newspapers by the Post Office?
§ Major TRYON
Newspapers which are registered for transmission at the inland newspaper rate under the Post Office Act, 1908, Section 20, are accorded the following preferential rates of postage:
For every copy (including any Supplements):
Not exceeding 6 ounces in weight 1d. For every further 6 ounces (per copy) ½d.
The total weight of a newspaper packet may be as much as 2 pounds.
Newspapers which are registered for transmission at the inland newspaper rate are eligible for conveyance to Canada and Newfoundland under magazine post conditions by direct steamship at the following preferential rates:
and after that at the rate of an extra ½d. per additional half pound up to a maximum weight of 5 pounds.
For a packet up to 6 ounces in weight 1d. For a packet over 6 ounces but not over 1½ pounds 1½d.