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Postal services

Directive 97/67/EC

Short name:

Postal services

Base:

Directive 97/67/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 1997 on common rules for the development of the internal market of Community postal services and the improvement of quality of service
OJ L 015 of 21 January 1998

Modification:

  • Directive 2002/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 June 2002 amending Directive 97/67/EC with regard to the further opening to competition of Community postal services
    OJ L 15 of 7 May 2002
  • Directive 2008/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 February 2008 amending Directive 97/67/EC with regard to the full accomplishment of the internal market of Community postal services

Directives repealed:

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Guide for application:

Reports on the application of the postal directive

European Commission contact point:

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
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Postal services website

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Publications

Publications in the Official Journal:

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1827 of 18 October 2021 on standards for postal services and the improvement of quality of service in support of Directive 97/67/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council - OJ L 369, 19.10.2021

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