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SLI 2015 No. 119 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Regulations 1998 to enable Australia Post to introduce a two-speed letter service for all consumers, comprising letters delivered according to either a regular or priority timing standard, as selected by the sender.
Administered by: Communications
Made 23 Jul 2015
Registered 27 Jul 2015
Tabled HR 10 Aug 2015
Tabled Senate 10 Aug 2015
Date of repeal 05 Jan 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Amendment (Speed of Mail Delivery) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 119, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 23 July 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Malcolm Turnbull

Minister for Communications

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 2

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Regulations 1998 3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Amendment (Speed of Mail Delivery) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

28 July 2015

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by the Minister by notice in the Gazette.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day after this instrument is registered, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

4 January 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Regulations 1998

1  Paragraph 6(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  within the delivery time for the address mentioned in the following table for:

                              (i)  reserved service letters for which an additional fee is payable for a priority service (priority letters); and

                             (ii)  reserved service letters other than priority letters (regular letters).

2  Paragraph 6(2)(b) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Time for delivery of reserved services letters

Item

Column 1

Address for delivery of letter

Column 2

Delivery time for priority letters

Column 3

Delivery time for regular letters

Part 1—Delivery within a State

1

Address within:

(a) if the letter is lodged in the capital city of a State—that city; or

(b) if the letter is lodged in another city, or a town, in a State—that city or town, or an adjacent city or town in the same State

Next business day after day of posting

3 business days after day of posting

2

If item 1 does not apply—address within the State in which the letter is lodged

2 business days after day of posting

4 business days after day of posting

Part 2—Delivery between States

3

If the letter is lodged in the capital city of a State—address within the capital city of another State

2 business days after day of posting

5 business days after day of posting

4

If the letter is lodged outside the capital city of a State—address within the capital city of another State

3 business days after day of posting

6 business days after day of posting

5

If the letter is lodged in the capital city of a State—address outside the capital city of another State

3 business days after day of posting

6 business days after day of posting

6

If the letter is lodged outside the capital city of a State—address outside the capital city of another State

4 business days after day of posting

7 business days after day of posting