Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010

PART 5

Miscellaneous

110.

Service of documents.

110.— (1) A notice or other document that is required or permitted, under this Act, to be served on or given to a person shall be addressed to the person by name and may be served or given 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 carries on business;

( c) by sending it by post in a pre-paid registered letter to the address at which the person ordinarily resides or carries on business;

( d) if an address for service has been furnished, by leaving it at, or sending it by post in a pre-paid registered letter to, that address;

( e) in the case of a direction to an individual or body (whether incorporated or unincorporated) under Part 3 not to carry out any specified service or transaction at a branch or place of business of the body or individual, by leaving it at, or by sending it by post in a pre-paid registered letter to, the address of the branch or place of business (as the case may be);

( f) if the person giving notice considers that notice should be given immediately and a fax machine is located at an address referred to in paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e), by sending it by fax to that machine, but only if the sender’s fax machine generates a message confirming successful transmission of the total number of pages of the notice.

(2) For the purposes of this section—

( a) a company registered under the Companies Acts is taken to be ordinarily resident at its registered office, and

( b) any body corporate other than a company registered under the Companies Acts or any unincorporated body is taken to be ordinarily resident at its principal office or place of business in the State.

(3) Nothing in subsection (1)(e) prevents the serving or giving of a direction or other document for the purposes of Part 3 under any other provision of this section.

(4) This section is without prejudice to any mode of service or of giving a notice or any other document provided for under any other enactment or rule of law.

(5) This section does not apply in relation to the service of a notice on the Minister referred to in section 100 (2) .