The EU Commission addresses to the Slovak Republic a decision based on Article 86 in conjunction with Article 82 of the EC Treaty finding that the extension of the postal monopoly in Slovakia is illegal (Slovenská Pošta)

"Extension of postal monopolies: the Slovak law reserving hybrid mail delivery services for Slovenská Pošta infringed Article 86 in conjunction with Article 82"*I. Context of the procedure On 7 October 2008, the Commission addressed to the Slovak Republic a decision based on Article 86 in conjunction with Article 82 of the EC Treaty finding that the extension of the postal monopoly in Slovakia was illegal [1]. The Slovak Postal Act of 15 February 2008, which entered into force on 1 April 2008, reserved hybrid mail delivery services for the postal incumbent Slovenská Pošta. Hybrid mail is defined as a service whereby the content of communications is electronically transmitted to the service provider, electronically processed and converted into the physical form of a letter mail item

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Thomas Brunhes, The EU Commission addresses to the Slovak Republic a decision based on Article 86 in conjunction with Article 82 of the EC Treaty finding that the extension of the postal monopoly in Slovakia is illegal (Slovenská Pošta), 7 October 2008, e-Competitions October 2008, Art. N° 35135

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