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COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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However he said that some issues with the courier service were yet to be resolved and the department scheduled a meeting with the courier service today (Monday).
Department of State Diplomatic Courier Service traces its founding to Dec.
ANF Karachi seized 850 grams Heroin by intercepting a Birmingham, UK bound parcel being sent through a courier service company booked from Karachi.
The study of Romanian courier operators' activity must be centred on the analysis of customers' needs and requests for an efficient, rapid and safe service, of the factors influencing courier operators' management system, of the external factors impacting the evolution of courier services, of the strategies of growth and other policy options adopted by courier companies during the economic crisis beginning with 2008 (Gruber, 2014; Kaiser, Ringlstetter, 2011).
PIA Speedex Delivers With Speed, Reliability, and Affordability PIA's flagship courier service, Speedex, delivers documents and parcels of any size, to your doorstep.
He said the courier service firm submitted documents like business permits, proof of tax payments, certificate of registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and proof that it has paid all its income taxes, and documents showing its "extensive network all over the Philippines."
He said he had not heard from either the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) or the courier service so far.
Former Alibaba CEO Jack Ma will be the president of Cainiao Internet Technology Ltd., a new joint venture formed by Alibaba in partnership with eight e-retailers and leading courier services, which will operate a national courier service website named China Smart Logistic Network (CSN).
Role of Regulatory Bodies section explains the role of government in courier service market.
CARDIFF Cycle Couriers is the model for a new courier service launched in Bristol by Priority Express.
A CARDIFF-BASED cycle courier service has been acquired by a nationwide firm - but will retain its branding.
One popular method to managing deliveries is outsourcing to a commercial courier service. Courier services are commonly used by the banking and medical industries to carry materials on regular routes throughout the country, and they can also carry library materials.