ComReg was established as the National Regulatory Authority for the postal sector in Ireland by the Communications Regulation Act 2002.
ComReg’s regulatory remit includes ensuring the sustainable provision of a universal postal service, while providing all postal service users (consumers, small businesses, and large organisations) with the choice, quality, and innovation offered by a liberalised market.
ComReg’s powers and functions are provided for by the Communications Regulation Act 2002 and the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (“The 2011 Act”).
ComReg’s statutory objectives in relation to the provision of postal services are;
ComReg’s strategy and its actions and indicative timing of these actions over the next two years is set out in its Postal Strategy Statement 2018 – 2020.