Deddfwriaethau’r DU sy’n berthnasol i’r diwydiant post

12 July 2013

Under the Postal Services Act 2011 (“the Act”) Ofcom’s primary duty in relation to postal services is to carry out its functions in a way that it considers will secure the provision of a universal postal service. The Act implements the Third Postal Directive the objective of which is to create a single market for postal services in the EU, while ensuring a high quality universal service.

The key UK legislation is:

Postal Services Act 2011
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2011/5/contents

Postal Services Act 2000
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/26/contents

Communications Act 2003
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/21/contents

Office of Communications Act 2002
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2002/11/contents

Enterprise Act 2002
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2002/40/contents

Competition Act 1998
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/41/contents

Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2007/17/contents

The Third Postal Directive (Directive 2008/06/EC) can be found here:
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/post/legislation/index_en.htm#maincontentSec5

An unofficial consolidated version of the Postal Directives can be found here:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31997L0067:en:NOT