The Law on Postal Services regulates the conditions and the manner of
carrying out universal postal service and other postal services,
authorizations of regulatory authority for postal affairs, and others issues
related to postal services.
The regulation of relations in the area of postal services is based on the following principles:
1) creating conditions for meeting the needs for postal services;
2) the provision of universal postal service in Montenegro of the prescribed quality and at affordable prices for all users in the territory of Montenegro, taking account of the technological progress, market development and changes in users’ demand;
3) carrying out postal services in compliance with national and international standards and rules;
4) ensuring the development of postal affairs;
5) the promotion of competition in the area of postal affairs;
6) the promotion of cost-effectiveness and efficiency in the area of postal affairs;
7) ensuring the quality and application of standards in carrying out postal services, as well as inviolability, security and secrecy of postal items;
8) enabling equal access to postal network and postal services for the users of postal services and for postal operators;
9) the protection of interests of the postal services users.
The universal postal service shall be available to all users in the whole territory of Montenegro under equal terms.
The responsibilities of the independent regulatory authority for the area of postal affairs shall be exercised by the Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services of Montenegro.
The Agency shall keep a Registry of postal operators, which will contain:
1) company, or the name of physical or legal entity;
2) name and surname of the responsible person in the legal entity,
3) registry number, registration number, gyro account number and the seat, or the address of the company or entrepreneur,
4) That data on issued licences, decisions, kinds of postal services, areas where thery are provided, and other data from licences and decisions;
5) Data on the fulfillment of obligations by postal operators in compliance with the Law on Postal Services;
6) Data on imposed fines for breaches stipulated by the Law on Postal Services.