Belgian level

1. Basic postal legislation

Titles I – Autonomous public companies (Chapter X - ‘Offices of the Ombudsman’) and IV - Reform of the "Regie der Posterijen" of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies

The Act of 6 July 1971 creating the Post and certain postal services

Act of 26 January 2018 on postal services 

2. Main implementation orders

Royal decree of 11 January 2006 implementing title IV (Reform of the "Regie der Posterijen") of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies

Royal decree of 11 January 2006 laying down the terms regarding notification and transfer of postal services outside the scope of the universal service and implementing Articles 144quater, par. 3, 148sexies, par. 1, 1.1° and 148septies of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies

Royal Decree of 27 April 2007 pertaining to the regulation of the postal service

Ministerial Order of 20 April 2007 pertaining to the regulation of private letterboxes

Royal Decree of 19 April 2014 amending the Royal Decree of 11 January 2006 laying down the terms regarding notification and transfer of postal services outside the scope of the universal service and implementing Articles 144quater, par. 3, 148sexies, par. 1, 1° and 148septies of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies

Royal Decree of 19 April 2014 amending the Royal decree of 11 January 2006 implementing title IV (Reform of the "Regie der Posterijen") of the Act of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies

Royal Decree on the calculation of the net cost of the universal service obligations of the universal postal service provider and laying down rules regarding the payment of the State intervention

3. Management contract

Royal Decree of 1 September 2016 regarding the approval of the sixth management contract concluded between the State and limited liability company under public law bpost for the 2016-2020 period

Royal Decree of 29 March regarding the approval of the management contract concluded between the State and the public limited company of public law bpost concerning the universal postal service obligations for the period 2019-2023