Law no. 46/2015 “On Postal Services in the Republic of Albania”
This law lays down the rules for the delivery and provision of postal services and universal postal service, as well as the conditions for access to the postal network in the Republic of Albania. It also specifies the institutions responsible for regulating the postal service, as well as the rights and obligations of postal service providers and users in the Republic of Albania.
Official Journal Number 85, May 2015.
Law no. 9901, dated 14.04.2008 “On Traders and Businesses”, as amended;
This law regulates the status of a trader, the founding and administration of companies, the rights and obligations of founders, partners and shareholders, the reorganization and liquidation of companies. Business companies are corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and joint stock companies.
Law no. 9918, dated 19.05.2008 “On Electronic Communications in the Republic of Albania”, as amended;
This law, inter alia, aims at establishing the Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) as a regulatory body in the field of electronic communications and postal service, which oversees the regulatory framework set out in this law by the law on postal service. and development policies set by the Council of Ministers.
Decision of the Council of Ministers no. 1039, dated 16.12.2015 “On the Establishment of Procedures for the Issuance, Production, Use and Trading of the Albanian Postage Stamp”.
This decision sets forth the rules for the issuance, production, use, thematic and marketing of the Albanian postage stamp by the Albanian Post Company, in accordance with the international rules of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).
Decision of the Council of Ministers no.241, dated 31.03.2011 “On the performance by the“ Albanian Post ”sh.a. of the Postal, Financial and other Services, which are in accordance with the activity of this post, for the Governing Institutions Central and Local Government, Other Public Institutions and State-owned Business Associations ”, amended by Council of Ministers Decision no. 81, dated 28.01.2015.
This law stipulates that:
The Prime Minister’s Office, Ministries, Public Sector Institutions, whose activity relies on public property, state, local government institutions, and state-owned commercial companies, both on their own behalf and in the service of citizens and vice versa, to carry through “Albanian Post” sh.a, the following services: a) postal services; b) financial services, which do not contradict current legislation; c) Services, which are in accordance with the activity of “Albanian Post” sh.a., which are charged with the decision of the Council of Ministers or the minister that covers the activity of postal services.
The aforementioned institutions (with the exception of state-owned commercial companies after being removed by DCM No. 81, dated 28.01.2015) for other services, which are in accordance with the activity of “Albanian Post” sh.a., as a first provider, should address this post. If these services are not provided by Albanian Post sh.a, then they may be provided to other operators.
For the services provided, according to this decision, “Albanian Post” sh.a. will apply market value oriented tariffs.
The Minister of State for Innovation and Public Administration is in charge of implementing this decision
Decision of the Council of Ministers no.595, dated 31.08.2006 “On the approval of Direct Mail tariffs”;
This law approves the “Direct Mail” postage tariffs for the boundaries of the reserved area
Official Journal Number 96, September 2006.
Decision of the Council of Ministers no. 539, dated 01.08.2003 “On the approval of the document on the policy of development of postal services in the Republic of Albania”;
Official Journal Number 70, August 2003.
Decision of the Council of Ministers no. 446, dated 26.09.2002 “On the approval of basic postal tariffs”;
This law approves the postal tariffs of basic services provided by the public operator Albanian Post sh.a.
Official Journal Number 58, September 2002.
Decision of the Council of Ministers no. 27, dated 20.01.2001 “On the placement of mailboxes in residential buildings and institutions”.
This law defines the placement of mailboxes throughout all projects for new buildings, residential buildings, socio-cultural institutions and production entities. Mailboxes and their type are to be decided by investors themselves, depending on the function of the building.
Official Journal Number 09, March 2001.
Instruction no. 1, dated 22.01.2016 of the Minister of State for Innovation and Public Administration “On the Determination of Rules for the Functioning of the State Commission on the Albanian Postal Stamp”;
Instruction no. 2, dated 22.01.2016 of the Minister of State for Innovation and Public Administration “On the Quantity of Postage Stamps in Storage”;