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Regulation (2007:951) With Instruction For The Swedish Post And Telecom Agency

Original Language Title: Förordning (2007:951) med instruktion för Post- och telestyrelsen

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section 1 of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency's administrative authority with a

overall responsibility in post area and the area of electronic


The authority shall promote the objectives of the policy for

the information society is achieved. The authority shall, within the framework of the

their duties under the Act (2003:389) on electronic

communication, promote the objectives set out in the Act are achieved.

The authority shall describe and analyze developments and results

within its remit and report it to the Government.

The authority shall pay particular attention to and analyze possible

problems in the area and, when appropriate, take or

proposals for appropriate measures. The authority shall forward

regularly make strategic analyses in the field of

electronic communications and account for the long-term

the focus of the Agency's application of the regulation on

area. Regulation (2010:1913).

1 a of the National Post and Telecom Agency shall ensure that the regulatory framework and

routines that authority disposes of is cost effective

and easy for citizens and businesses. Regulation (2008:1329).

Postal area

section 2 of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency has the task of

1. promote the proper functioning of the universal postal service

of good quality is available to all users in accordance with the

objectives set out in the postal Act (2010:1045),

2. continuously monitor progress and ensure that the postal services

responds to the needs of society,

3. promoting effective competition,

4. monitor price developments,

5. examine issues of condition and exercise supervision according to the

the postal regulations, and

6. provide pursuant to statute (2010:1049).

Regulation (2010:1913).

3 repealed by Regulation (2008:578).

The electronic communications sector

section 4 of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency has the task of

1. promote access to safe and effective electronic

communications, including to ensure that universal

services are available, and to promote access to

a wide range of electronic communications services,

2. promote broadband deployment in all parts of the country and follow

access to broadband,

3. respond to the possibilities of radio communications and

other uses of radio waves are utilized effectively,

4. respond to numbers from national numbering plans be availed


5. promoting effective competition,

6. monitor the price and service development,

7. carry out information activities targeted at consumers,

8. follow developments relating to the safety of

electronic communications and the emergence of potential environmental

and health risks,

9. examine issues of State and obligations, establish and

analyze markets, as well as supervise and adjudicate disputes

under the Act (2003:389) on electronic communication,

10. communicate information in accordance with the Regulation (2003:396) about

electronic communication,

11. establish and publish plans for frequency allocation

for the guidance of radioanvändningen and publish

information of general interest about the rights, terms and conditions,

procedures and fees concerning the use of radio spectrum,

12. provide information on the frequency of use to

European Radiocommunications Office

frequency information system (EFIS),

13. exercising supervision under the Act (2000:121) on radio and

telecommunications terminal equipment and provide under

Ordinance (2000:124) concerning radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment,

14. supervision under the Act (2000:832) if qualified

electronic signatures as well as provide under

Ordinance (2000:833) if qualified electronic


15. exercise supervision according to the law (2006:24) on national

top-level domains for Sweden on the Internet as well as provide

According to the Regulation (2006:25) concerning national top-level domains for

Sweden on the Internet,

16. promote robust electronic communications and reduce

the risk of disturbances, including procuring

enhancement measures, as well as promote increased

crisis management capacity,

17. push for increased network and information security in case of

electronic communications, through the co-operation with authorities

that have special tasks in the field of information security,

Security and privacy protection, as well as with other

stakeholders, and

18. provide advice and support to government agencies, municipalities and

Governments as well as companies, organizations and other individuals in the

questions about network security. Regulation (2014:1441).

paragraph 5 of the PTS shall take into account the recommendations of the

The European Commission will issue on the harmonisation of the laws of

the implementation of the provisions in the area of electronic


If the authority does not follow such a recommendation,

authority shall inform the Commission thereof and give reasons for the

position. Regulation (2010:1050).

section 6 of the National Post and Telecom Agency must actively contribute to the development

of the internal market by cooperating with other competent

authorities within the European economic area,

The European Commission and the European

regulators for electronic communications for the purpose of

to ensure the consistent application, in all Member States of the

the harmonised regulatory framework for electronic communications.

Regulation (2011:593).

The work of the EU and other international cooperation

section 7 of the National Post and Telecom Agency,

1. examine the need for and participate in the creation of

agreements between Sweden and other countries,

2. deal with issues concerning Sweden's participation in

activities of the European Union (EU),

the Universal Postal Union UPU, the postal and

Telecommunications (CEPT), the International Telecommunication Union

ITU and other international cooperation,

3. be the competent body may seek advice and assistance under

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) no 526/2013 of

21 may 2013 on a European Union Agency for network and

Information Security Agency (Enisa) and repealing Regulation

(EC) No 460/2004,

4. participate in national and international

standardisation, and

5. participate in the work of international bodies in matters relating to

The Internet's management, if necessary represent Sweden in

These bodies and by these committees with stakeholders on

national level. Regulation (2014:8).

Procurement of social commitments and fundamental

payment services

section 8 of the National Post and Telecom Agency, through procurement

1. meet the needs of people with disabilities have

of special postal services, basic payment services and

electronic communications services,

2. meet the needs of basic payment services

in the cities and the rural areas where the need is not being met by


3. meet national defense needs of postal services and

electronic communications services during preparedness, and

4. strengthen society's preparedness against serious disruptions of

electronic communications and postal services in peace.

Regulation (2008:578).

Specific tasks

§ 9 When the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency decides on rules to

It shall take into account, as appropriate, national and international

standard. The same applies to decisions under Chapter 5. section 1 of the first

paragraph 6 Act (2003:389) on electronic communications.

Regulation (2011:593).

section 10 of the National Post and Telecom Agency should perform the examination or

supervision by the Government, in particular, decide if in connection with the agreement

between the State and a postal operator.

section 11 of the National Post and Telecom Agency will promote to the markets

for postal and electronic communications are working effectively from

a consumer perspective and from the perspective of the regional

growth policy perspective as well as to the market for

electronic communication works effectively from a

the competitive perspective. The authority shall work to ensure that companies

and other individual has confidence and ability and

the ability to use information technology and electronic

communications services.

The authority shall in particular ensure that the objectives of

disability policy achieved within its area of responsibility and

will be collecting, supportive and proactive in relation

to other interested parties. The authority may, by means of procurement

or de minimis aid under the Commission's

Regulation (EC) no 360/2012 of 25 april 2012

the application of articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on

The functioning of the European Union on de minimis aid

granted to undertakings providing services of General

economic interest to finance development projects, other

efforts for increased accessibility, usability, and diversity

in it and electronic communications as well as electronic

services for people with disabilities.

The authority shall, in competition and consumer issues as well as in

issues relating to regional growth policies and

disability policy to consult with the relevant authorities and

take the initiative for an ongoing exchange of information between

authorities. Regulation (2014:163).

section 12 of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency will integrate a

gender perspective in all its activities, and where it is deemed

appropriate in particular highlight and take into account women's and men's conditions.

paragraph 13 of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency may, with the limitations

follow the personal data Act (1998:204) and public access to information

and secrecy (2009:400), to agencies and individuals

selling information from the Post and Telecom Agency's frequency and

the State register.

The data may be disclosed via the terminal, the medium for

automatic data processing or by any other means. The basics of

pricing will be decided by the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency.

Data relating to the data subject's personal circumstances

may not be sold, if they are likely to pose a threat to the

data subject's privacy. If the data subject has

notified to the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency that he or she wishes

the information is not used for direct advertising, they must not

sold for that purpose. Regulation (2014:8).


section 14 of the National Post and Telecom Agency is headed by a Board of Directors.

section 15 of the Board consists of not less than five and not more than ten members.

15 a of A member of the Board may be separated from its mission of

1. the honourable Member has himself requested it,

2. the Member is designated mainly due to

He holds a particular employment or a specific mission and

the employment or assignment has ended, or

3. the honourable Member seriously breached their duties.

Regulation (2014:1441).

Staff disciplinary board

16 section at the National Post and Telecom Agency, there shall be a

staff disciplinary board.

The handling of certain matters

section 17 in the examination of cases in accordance with Chapter 7. section 10 of the Act

(2003:389) on electronic communication, the rapporteur be

legal expert.

The applicability of specific regulation

section 18 of the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101)

the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency.


section 19 of the regulations on fees for Post and Telecom Agency

operations, see

-Chapter 4 section 21 of the postal Act (2010:1045),

-10 a of the Act (2000:121) on radio and telecommunications terminal equipment,

-section 22 of the Act (2000:832) if qualified electronic


-Chapter 8. section 17 of the Act (2003:389) on electronic communication,


Regulation (2003:398) on the financing of postal and

Telecom business. Regulation (2010:1050).

Sideline activities

section 20 of the employees of the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency may not own or

someone else drive the activities referred to in the law

(2003:389) on electronic communication, the postal law (2010:1045),

Act (2000:121) on radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Act

(2000:832) of qualified electronic signatures. They also may not

be employed by or undertake quests for a company that runs

such activities. The Swedish post and Telecom Agency may, however, in individual cases

may decide to derogate from this prohibition. Regulation (2010:1050).

Transitional provisions


1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2008, when

Ordinance (1997:401) with instruction for postal and

Telecom Agency to expire.

2. for contracts under section 8 (2), the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency

not enter into contracts that take effect before July 1,