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period, and except also as provided in § 22.21 (a)-(c) for articles subject to seizure.

(b) If the addressee of an article declines to accept delivery, it shall be rewrapped or reenveloped, marked “Refused," and treated as other undeliverable mail matter, except as provided in § 22.21 (a)(c) for articles subject to seizure. In the case of registered matter, the receipt also shall be marked "Refused."

(c) If for any reason an undelivered article known or supposed to be dutiable is not returned to the country of origin, it shall be delivered to the proper customs officer for disposition under the customs laws and regulations governing seized or unclaimed articles, as the case may be.*1 [Par. 19)

22.21 Articles liable to seizure. (a) Articles arriving at a post office where no customs officer is located, and with respect to which the postmaster may have information as to their seizable character, shall be detained by the postmaster and, except when known or supposed to contain lottery matter, shall be forwarded to the nearest customs officer for appropriate treatment under the customs laws and regulations. Sealed articles not indorsed as required by $22.8 (a) should first be opened by the addressee. In the case of registered articles the addressee's receipt should be obtained. If the addressee refuses to receipt for or open the article, it shall be delivered to the customs officer for disposition under the Customs laws and regulations.

(b) Except when known or supposed to coutain lottery matter, articles brought into the United States contrary to law and placed in the mails shall, upon the production to the postmaster or postal employee of satisfactory evidence to that effect, be marked “Imported contrary to law: Seizable." Unsealed articles, not registered, when so marked, shall be delivered immediately to the nearest customs officer to be treated as required by the customs laws and regulations. Sealed articles and all registered articles when so marked shall be forwarded to the post office of delivery to be opened by the addressee (after receipt has been given in the case of a registered article) in the presence of the postmaster, who shall then deliver the article to the nearest customs officer for treatment, as provided above for unsealed articles. If the addressee refuses to receipt for or open the article, it shall be delivered to the customs officer for disposition under the customs laws and regulations.

(c) All articles (except lottery matter) which are prohibited importation and all articles subject to seizure as being imported or brought into the United States in any manner contrary to law, including articles subject to seizure under the customs laws because of a false or fraudulent invoice or declaration covering the same, or for any willful act or omission on the part of any consignor, seller, owner, importer, consignee, or agent, by means whereof the United States shall or may be deprived of the lawful duties, shall be immediately taken and held by customs officers for appropriate treatment under the customs laws. All articles known or believed to contain merchandise, of which the addressee refuses to take delivery, or declines to make formal entry when requested by the customs officer in cases where the appraised value exceeds the value shown in the declaration or invoice, shall be delivered to customs officers for treatment under the customs laws upon production to postmasters of satisfactory evidence of fraudulent intent on the part of any of the persons mentioned in this section. In all cases where articles are seized by customs officers, they shall notify the addressee of that fact and the reason therefor. Such reason shall be noted also on the receipt covering registered mail.

**For statutory and source citations, see note to $ 22.1.

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(d) Mail articles of all classes, sealed or unsealed, which, upon inspection or examination, are found to contain or are supposed to contain lottery matter prohibited importation under section 2233, Postal Laws and Regulations, 1932, or enclosures pertaining thereto, shall be retained by the Postal Service, or delivered to that service by the Customs Service, for disposition under the Postal laws and regulations. If such a mail article is found to contain other merchandise, the article shall be held by, or delivered to, the Customs Service for appropriate treatment under the Customs laws and regulations.*[Par. 20, as amended by P.M.G. Order 8035, Nov. 22, 1935]

22.22 Merchandise to be marked and stamped by addressees in accordance with customs laws. The requirements of the Customs laws and regulations relating to the marking, stamping, branding, or labeling of imported merchandise shall be strictly enforced. When a mail article not marked, stamped, branded, or labeled as required by such provisions is not to be delivered from the post office where it has been given customs examination, the examining customs officer shall place in the envelope containing the mail entry a copy of Customs Form 3475, containing instructions to postmasters relative thereto. Postmasters shall be governed accordingly. When the mail article is to be delivered from the post office where it has been given customs examination, the customs officials shall require compliance with the provisions of the law and regulations. Mail shipments for formal entry shall be accorded treatment as prescribed for other formal entry shipments. Upon failure of an addressee to comply with the requirements the article and the mail entry shall be treated as set forth in $ 22.16 (e) for undelivered articles.** (Par. 21)

CROSS REFERENCE: For customs regulations relating to the packing, stamping and marking of merchandise, see 19 CFR Part 9.

22.23 Examination of newspapers. Postmasters and other postal employees shall permit customs officers to examine newspapers received in the mails from foreign countries as often as they may desire to do so, and shall assist in such examination when necessary. *t [Par. 22)

22.24 Employees to keep informed as to laws and regulations governing importations by mail. (a) Postal and customs officers and employees shall keep themselves informed as to the law and regulations covering obscene, seditious, and lottery matter, copyrighted, trade-marked, and other articles prohibited importation in the mails

. The importation by mail of intoxicating liquors, opium, morphine, cocaine, and other narcotics, and firearms capable of being concealed on the person, is prohibited. (See $ 22.21.) Plants and plant prod

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**For statutory and source citations, see note to $ 22.1, ucts, including seeds and bulbs of all kinds for, or capable of, propagation, may be imported into the United States only under the conditions set forth in the plant quarantine act, amendments thereto, and regulations thereunder. All such articles shall be submitted to customs officials for fulfillment of the requirements of the law. Viruses, serums, toxins, and other biological products covered by the Act of July 1, 1902, may be imported only in accordance with the provisions of the act and the regulations thereunder, and shall therefore, in all cases, be submitted to customs representatives, who shall, before returning the merchandise to the country of origin, communicate with the addressee to determine whether such importations are in compliance with the law and regulations.

(b) Instructions applicable to the foregoing and to other articles prohibited importation, or requiring special treatment, based on postal and customs laws and regulations, and also list of post offices where customs officers are located, will be found in the current annual Official Postal Guide.** (Par. 23]

CROSS REFERENCE: For customs regulations relating to the importation of viruses, serums, and toxins for the treatment of man and animals, see 19 CFR 10.15-10.18. POTASH PERMITS AND LEASES: See Public Lands: Interior, 43 CFR Part

71, 194.
POTATO EXCHANGES: See Commodity and Security Exchanges, 17 CFR

Part 6.
POULTRY INSPECTION, MARKETING, ETC.: See Agriculture, 7 CFR Parts

54–56. Animals and Animal Products, 9 CFR Parts 81, 204, Commercial

Practices, 16 CFR Parts 94, 98.
POWER: See Conservation of Power, 18 CFR Chapter I.
PRESERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES: See Indians, 25 CFR Part 11. Public

Lands: Interior, 43 CFR Part 3.
(THE) PRESIDENT: See 3 CFR Chapter I.
PRINTS AND LABELS: See Patents and Copyrights, 37 CFR Part 9.

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**For statutory and source citations, see note to 8 22.1.

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TITLE 40/PRISONS CHAPTER 1-FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES,

INC.

Sec.

PART 1-INMATE ACCIDENT COMPENSATION

Sec.
1.1 Inmate's regular wage paid in lieu 1.6 Basis of computation.

of accident compensation while 1.7 Making claim.
incarcerated.

1.8 Medical attention required subse1.2 When paid to inmate.

quent to discharge. 1.3 Method of payment.

1.9 Beneficiaries. 1.4 Negligence estops.

1.10 Employment of attorneys. 1.5 Criminal action suspends payment

of accident compensation; does

not bar payment to dependents. Section 1.1 Inmate's regular wage paid in lieu of accident compensation while incarcerated. No accident compensation will be paid to an inmate when injured while such inmate remains in the institution. However, except in special cases, the inmate's regular compensation will be paid to him and charged to the operations of the industry in which the injury was sustained.*+ [Par. "First"]

*88 1.1 to 1.10, inclusive, issued under the authority contained in sec. 4, 48 Stat. 1211; 18 U.S.C. 7441, and Executive Order 6917, Dec. 11, 1934.

†The source of $ $ 1.1 to 1.10, inclusive, is Authority, policies, and information regarding accident compensation to be paid inmates of Federal penal institutions for injuries sustained while employed by the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., Board of Directors, Jan. 1, 1937.

1.2 When paid to inmate. Accident compensation will be paid to such injured inmates as are totally, or partially disabled at the time of their discharge from the institution, beginning the first of the following month succeeding the date of their discharge, or approval of claim.*+ [Par. "Second"

1.3 Method of payment. Accident compensation will be paid only in monthly installments and will not be paid in a lump sum except in exceptional cases, where it is shown clearly that such payment will furnish the means of self support of the inmate and his family.** [Par. “Third”]

14 Negligence estops. No accident compensation will be paid when the injury was sustained wilfully, or with intent to injure someone else, or by wilfull disregard of, or failure to use safety devices provided and available.*+ [Par. "Fourth"]

1.5 Criminal action suspends payment of accident compensation; does not bar payment to dependents. Such accident compensation shall be paid only so long as the claimant shall conduct himself, or herself in a lawful manner, and shall immediately cease upon conviction of any crime against the Federal Government, or any subdivision thereof, except the corporation may upon recommendation of the

**For statutory and source citations, see note to 8 1.1,

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