CASE COMMENTS: POSTAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY POSTAL SERVICES

Postal services: The French Parliament enacts a law implementing the UE directive concerning the full accomplishment of the internal market of Community postal services

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This text provides for "La Poste" to become a public limited company on 1 March 2010 and transposes the directive of 20 February 2008 setting 31 December 2010 as the date for the full liberalisation of postal markets in Europe. Title I amends the Law of 2 July 1990 on the organisation of the public postal service. By modifying its legal status, it gives La Poste access to wider sources of financing and aims to limit distortions of competition between the various operators present on the market. However, La Poste retains a derogating status in many areas to take account of the specific features of the public service tasks entrusted to that operator

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Joelle Adda, Postal services: The French Parliament enacts a law implementing the UE directive concerning the full accomplishment of the internal market of Community postal services, 9 February 2010, Concurrences N° 2-2010, Art. N° 31404, pp. 151-153

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