Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

39.

Conditions of authorisation.

39.— (1) Subject to subsection (2), an authorisation is subject to compliance by the postal service provider concerned with the obligations imposed on it by or under the Communications Regulation Acts 2002 to 2011 and, in particular, compliance with the following:

( a) the provision of complaints and redress procedures in accordance with section 43 ;

( b) the provision to the Commission of such information as the Commission may require pursuant to section 13F of the Principal Act.

(2) An authorisation to provide a postal service within the scope of the universal postal service is subject to compliance with the following conditions:

( a) the conditions specified in subsection (1) ;

( b) payment of the amount of such levy as may be imposed on postal service providers pursuant to section 30(2) of the Principal Act;

( c) where a sharing mechanism and fund is established under section 36 , the payment of the contribution (if any) payable by the postal service provider concerned pursuant to that section to such fund, and

( d) the provision to the Commission of such information relating to its turnover from the provision by it of services within the scope of the universal postal service as the Commission may reasonably require for either or both of the following purposes:

(i) the imposition of a levy pursuant to section 30(2) of the Principal Act;

(ii) the assessment and apportionment to be carried out pursuant to section 36 in relation to the contribution (if any) to be made by the postal service provider to such fund as may be established under that section .

(3) Where the Commission is of the opinion that a postal service provider is failing, or has failed, to comply with any of the conditions of authorisation imposed by this section, the Commission may, subject to section 41 , give a direction to the postal service provider to ensure compliance with the condition concerned.