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Letter Mail Regulations

Version of section 11 from 2021-05-01 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) Every item of standard mail bearing a postage meter impression shall bear the address of the addressee, including the applicable postal code for that address.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the address of the addressee shall appear on the front of every item of standard mail and be located not less than

    • (a) 35 mm from the top edge;

    • (b) 19 mm from the bottom edge; and

    • (c) 15 mm from the left and right edges.

  • (3) Paragraph (2)(b) shall not apply in respect of an item of standard mail that bears a postage stamp other than a postage meter impression.

  • (4) The postal code on an item referred to in subsection (1) shall be located on the last line of the address, either alone or separated from the preceding character by at least two spaces.

  • (5) [Repealed, SOR/90-801, s. 6]

  • SOR/90-801, s. 6
  • SOR/91-625, s. 4
  • SOR/2006-342, s. 1
  • SOR/2014-48, s. 5
  • SOR/2021-91, s. 4(E)

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