Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003

Service of documents.

79

79.—(1) A notice or other document that is required to be served on or given or issued to a person under this Act shall be addressed to the person concerned by name, and may be so served on or given or issued to the person in one of the following ways:

( a) by delivering it to the person;

( b) by leaving it at the address at which the person ordinarily resides or, in a case in which an address for service has been furnished, at that F31 [ address; ]

( c) by sending it by post in a prepaid registered letter to the address at which the person ordinarily resides or, in a case in which an address for service has been furnished, to that F31 [ address; ]

F32 [ ( d ) by electronic means, in a case in which the person has given notice in writing to the person serving or giving the notice or document concerned of his or her consent to the notice or document (or notices or documents of a class to which the notice or document belongs) being served on, or given or issued to, him or her in that manner; or

( e ) through a document exchange service, in a case in which the person has given notice in writing to the person serving or giving the notice or document concerned of his or her consent to the notice or document (or notices or documents of a class to which the notice or document belongs) being served on, or given or issued to, him or her in that manner. ]

(2) For the purposes of this section, a company shall be deemed to be ordinarily resident at its registered office, and every other body corporate and every unincorporated body shall be deemed to be ordinarily resident at its principal office or place of business.

F32 [ (3) In this section, document exchange service means provision of means, including the supply of premises specifically for that purpose and transportation by a third party, allowing self-delivery by mutual exchange of postal packets between persons subscribing to the service. ]