Chapter-1 Preliminary
1. Short title and commencement:

(1) These Rules shall be called as “Postal Rules, 2020 (1964).”
(2) Chapter-5 of these Rules shall come into force from the date of notice to be published in the Nepal Gazette and other chapters shall commence immediately.
2. Definition: Unless the subject or context otherwise requires, in these Rules,-
(a) “Act” means Postal Act, 2019.
(b) “Department” means Postal Service Department of the Government of Nepal.

Chapter 5 commence on the date 2023.1.1 (13 April 1966) by a Notification of 2022.12.16 ( 29 March 1966).