(a)The Postal Service is authorized to provide for the safe and expeditious transportation of mail by aircraft.
(b)Except as otherwise provided in section
5402 of this title, the Postal Service may make such rules, regulations, and orders consistent with part
A of subtitle
VII of title
49, or any order, rule, or regulation made by the Secretary of Transportation thereunder, as may be necessary for such transportation.
1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–272substituted “part A of subtitle VII” for “sections
1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–443substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Civil Aeronautics Board”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–443effective Jan. 1, 1985, see section 9(v) ofPub. L. 98–443, set out as a note under section
5314 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees.
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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