Decree-Law no. 112/2006, of 9 June, has been published today, amending the premises for the concession of the universal postal service, approved by Decree-Law no. 448/99 of 4 of November, and establishing the electronic mailbox service.
This statutory instrument, amending the premises for the concession of the universal postal service, provides for the assignment of a new service to the concessionary entity, the electronic mailbox (EMB), the establishment of which was determined by Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 50/2006, of 5 May. This new service applies to the field of communications between the State, including courts, services and bodies of the State's direct, indirect and autonomous administration, and independent administrative bodies, on the one hand, and citizens and companies, on the other, namely as far as administrative procedures and court proceedings are concerned. The establishment of the electronic mailbox service does not have any financial impact, either present or future, on the State.
Moreover, under this statutory instrument, the content of the premises for the concession of the universal postal service is updated, the Minister for Public Works, Transport and Communications being granted authorization to promote the amendment of the universal postal service concession contract, according to the approved amendments to the respective premises.
- Decreto-Lei n.º 112/2006, de 9 de Junho http://dre.pt/pdf1sdip/2006/06/112A00/41134116.pdf
Related information on ANACOM's website:
- Resolution on nominal electronic mailbox has been published https://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=359266
- Postal services https://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=16274