39 U.S. Code § 2001 - Definitions

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As used in this chapter—
(1) “Fund” means the Postal Service Fund established by section 2003 of this chapter;
(2) Competitive products fund.— The term “Competitive Products Fund” means the Postal Service Competitive Products Fund established by section 2011; and
(3) “obligations”, when referring to debt instruments issued by the Postal Service, means notes, bonds, debentures, mortgages, and any other evidence of indebtedness.


(Pub. L. 91–375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 738; Pub. L. 109–435, title IV, § 401(b)(1),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 3225.)

2006—Pars. (2), (3). Pub. L. 109–435added par. (2) and redesignated former par. (2) as (3).
Effective Date

Chapter effective July 1, 1971, pursuant to Resolution No. 71–9 of the Board of Governors. See section 15(a) ofPub. L. 91–375, set out as a note preceding section 101 of this title.

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