CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – POSTAL SERVICES – UNIVERSAL SERVICE – AUTORISATION

Universal service: The Court of Justice of the European Union specifies the rules applied to the universal public postal service (Ilves Jakelu Oy)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By judgment of 15 June 2017, the Court of Justice interpreted Article 9(1) of 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. At the origin of the judgment is a dispute in Finland between the national authorities and a postal services operator. The former granted the latter a licence allowing it to carry on a postal activity concerning the sending of mail. The licence contains a series of clauses. The first clause determines the municipalities in the Finnish territory covered by the licence.

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Francesco Martucci, Universal service: The Court of Justice of the European Union specifies the rules applied to the universal public postal service (Ilves Jakelu Oy), 15 June 2017, Concurrences N° 4-2017, Art. N° 85167, pp. 168-169

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