Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

23.

Terms and conditions of and charges made in respect of provision of universal postal service — subsequent universal postal service providers.

23.— (1) Within such period as the Commission may specify in a designation made by it under section 17(2)(a)(ii) or 18 , but in any case not more than 3 months from the date of such designation, a universal postal service provider shall give to the Commission a statement in writing of—

( a) the terms and conditions of its universal postal service provision for approval by the Commission, subject to section 24 (3) , with or without amendment, and

( b) the charges made by it in respect of the universal postal service provision (save in so far as may otherwise be agreed between the universal postal service provider and a postal service user).

(2) When the terms and conditions are approved by the Commission, with or without amendment, a universal postal service provider shall publish on its website and by such other means as the Commission may direct—

( a) notice of the approval,

( b) the terms and conditions so approved, and

( c) the charges referred to in subsection (1)(b).

(3) The terms and conditions approved under this section shall come into effect on a day that is not earlier than 14 days after the date of their publication under subsection (2)(b).