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Inland Post Warrants 1923-47

These Warrants were in the form of Statutory Rules and Orders.

The text in the "Description" column is intended as a general summary of what the Warrant is about, in the manner of the "explanatory notes" officially added to later Warrants.

Date Warrant Description
1923
(14 May)

Inland Post Warrant 1923 (link)

The Warrant consolidates with amendments the regulations relating to the inland post and the postal service with the Irish Free State, and includes rate changes.

1925
(1 Oct)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 1) Warrant 1925 (link)

Provision for sending parcels to the Irish Free State free of all customs charges.

1926
(17 Nov)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 2) Warrant 1926 (link)

Various changes, including provision for application for redirection by the addressee, collection of packets from boxes on private premises, and rate changes for literature for the blind.

1927
(1 Sep)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 3) Warrant 1927 (link)

Revision of charges for handling parcels from the Irish Free State, or between the Channel Islands and Great Britain, that were liable to Customs duty.

1928
(20 Jun)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 4) Warrant 1928 (link)

Introduction of the Cash on Delivery service with registered letter post.

1932
(1 Apr)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 5) Warrant 1932 (link)

Introduction of the Business Reply service.

1932
(23 May)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 6) Warrant 1932 (link)

Reintroduction of the sample post.

1934
(1 Jun)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 7) Warrant 1934 (link)

Introduction of the Postage Forward Parcel service, and an increase in the compensation limit for unregistered parcels.

1935
(1 Jul)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 8) Warrant 1935 (link)

Revised scale of charges for parcels.

1936
(3 Jul)

Inland Post Warrant 1936 (link)

The Warrant consolidates with amendments the regulations relating to the inland post and the postal service with Eire.

1940
(1 May)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 1) Warrant 1940 (link)

Increase in postal rates for letters, postcards, printed packets, samples, and Railex packets, and the relevant consequent rates to Eire.

1940
(1 Jul)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 2) Warrant 1940 (link)

Increase in postal rates for newspapers, parcels, and Railex packets, and the relevant consequent rates to Eire, and an extension of the weight limit for articles for the blind.

1942
(16 Jan)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 3) Warrant 1942 (link)

Goods specified in Group I of the First Schedule to the Export of Goods (Control) (No. 39) Order, 1941, can not be sent to a person on board any of His Majesty's ships.

1942
(16 Dec)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 4) Warrant 1942 (link)

No parcels containing flowers or plants (with certain exceptions) can be sent by post.

1943
(10 Feb)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 5) Warrant 1943 (link)

Rules in previous Warrant extended: no postal packets of any kind containing flowers or plants (with certain exceptions) can be sent by post.

1943
(25 Mar)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 6) Warrant 1943 (link)

Previous Warrant repealed.

1947
(6 Jan)

Inland Post Amendment (No. 7) Warrant 1946 (link)

Rates of postage on inland parcels increased by one penny at each step of the scale of weights.