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Executive Order 5812—Amendment to the Consular Regulations

February 29, 1932

Section 544 of the Consular Regulations of 1896 is hereby amended to read as follows:

544. Postage charges. Expenditures for the purchase of postage stamps should be supported in the accounts by a proper voucher on Standard Form 1034, signed by the postmaster as payee or by some person authorized to act for him. Postage stamps purchased with official funds should be used only on correspondence and packages sent and received by the officer on the official business of his office. A strict account of official postage should be kept.

The text of section 11, Chapter XX, Instructions to Diplomatic Officers, is similarly amended.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
February 29, 1932.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5812—Amendment to the Consular Regulations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361413

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