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FRANKING PRIVILEGE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The privilege of sending certain matter through the public mails without payment of postage. In pursuance of a personal or official privilege.

TLD Example: The franking privilege makes it easier for lawmakers to stay in touch with their constituents with periodic mailings, but free use of the mails comes at a price to taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill.


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