Proposed regulatory direction on specific aspects of the universal postal service

The consultation will run from the 14th July 2010 to the 25th August 2010 during which time the MCA welcomes written comments on any of the issues raised in the paper. 

This consultation document makes proposals to address the following issues related to the effective regulation of the postal services by:

(a)providing a clear definition on how to classify postal products and services within the scope of the universal service;

(b) introducing the priority bulk mail product as a specific universal service product in the Universal Service Provider's licence;

(c) introducing tariff regulation for services which do not form part of the Universal Service obligation but fall within the scope of the universal service; and

(d) defining the express mail service.

All responses to this consultation should be clearly marked "Proposed regulatory direction on specific aspect of the universal postal service'' and sent by post, facsimile or e-mail to the: 

Chief, Policy and Planning
Malta Communications Authority
Valletta Waterfront
Pinto Wharf,
Floriana FRN1913

Tel: +356 21 336840
Fax: +356 21 336846

Further information on how the response to consultation can be submitted can be found in Section 3 of the Consultation Document. 

Regulatory Type: 

MCA Reference: 
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Related Decision:
Decision on Specific Aspects of the Universal Postal Service