IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by sections 59 and 66 of the Kenya
Information and Communications Act, 1998, the Minister for Information and
Communications, in consultation with the Communications Commission of Kenya,
makes the following
1. Citation.
These Regulations may be cited as the Kenya Information and Communications
(Postal and Courier Services) Regulations, 2010.
2. Interpretation.
In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires―basic postal services‖ means a defined set of postal services that are essential for
public use including postage stamps, private letter boxes, acceptance, conveyance
and delivery of letters weighing up to three hundred and fifty grams and postal
financial services;
―commemorative stamps‖ means postage stamps used as a mark of honour for
events or matters of national or international significance and for philatelic
purposes with a validity period of five years from the date of issue;
―definitive stamp‖ means stamps depicting nature or natural heritage and which are
valid for a maximum of ten years from the date of issue;
―Extra-Territorial Office of Exchange (ETOE)‖ means an office of exchange
operated by or in connection with a postal licensee outside its national territory;
―post code‖ means a numeric or other code that identifies postal zones and
individual post offices within the country for purposes of simplified mail
―postal licensee‖ means the Postal Corporation of Kenya and any other
organisation licensed to provide unreserved postal services, including courier
companies, transporters, freight, forwarders, delivery companies and direct
marketing companies that handle postal articles;

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