The delivery of a postal article at the house or
office of the addressee or to addressee or his servant or agent or other person considered
to be authorised to receive the article according to the usual manner of delivery postal
articles to the addressee is deemed to be delivered to the addressee under the Post Office
Delivery of Ordinary Mail
Ordinary mail is delivered to the addressee or
authorised agent at the Post Office or at the given address or in the Mail Box or the Post
Box or Bag.
In storeyed buildings, ordinary mail of the following
Letter (Envelope), Inland Letter Card, Post Card and Aerogram
Book, Pattern and Sample Packet
Acknowledgement Card and
will be deliverd at the address only on the ground floor of the building. For other addresses
in storeyed buildings, Mail Box should be provided on the ground floor at a place acceptable
to the Post Office, with the address superscribed on it, for delivery of these classes of
Persons at the same address may
provide separate Mail Boxes, with the name and address superscribed on the Box.
Two or more addresses may have
a common Box with the addresses superscribed on it.
Mail of sizes that do not admit
of delivery into Mail Box. Parcel, and unpaid or insufficiently paid mail will continue to
be delivered at the address.
Intimations for mail, to be
receipted on delivery, may be delivered through Mail Box.
Mail for Defence Personnel.
Mail addressed to officers and
other ranks of Defence Services units and formations will be deliverd to the person
deputed by the officer comanding the unit or formation to receive them. Such article on
which postage is due will be returned to sender as undeliverable, but Inland Letter Cards
called Forces Letter, and Green Envelopes which bear the date stamp of an Army Post Office
will be delivered without any recovery of postage from the addressee. This concession is
not applicable to a solely MES unit.