Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008


Amendment of section 1 of Courts (No. 3) Act 1986.

19.— Section 1(14) (inserted by section 49 of the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004) of the Courts (No. 3) Act 1986 is amended by inserting the following after the definition of “ appropriate office ”:

“ ‘electronic means’, in relation to an application for a summons or the issue of a summons, includes the use of an information system (within the meaning of section 2 of the Electronic Commerce Act 2000) under the control of a person other than—

(a) the person who applied for the summons or a person acting on his or her behalf, or

(b) the appropriate office;”.