Companies Act 2014

1310.

Service of documents

1310. (1) Subject to subsection (2), any document required to be served on an external company referred to in section 1302 or 1304 shall be sufficiently served if addressed to any person particulars of whom have been delivered to the Registrar under section 1302(2)(g) (or, as the case may be, that provision as applied by section 1304 ) and left at or sent by post to the address which has been so delivered.

(2) A document may be served on an external company referred to in section 1302 or 1304 by leaving it at or sending it by post to any branch established by it in the State—

(a) where the external company makes default in delivering to the Registrar the particulars of a person resident in the State who is authorised to accept, on behalf of the company, service of the document, or

(b) if at any time all the persons whose particulars have been so delivered are dead or have ceased to so reside, or refuse to accept service on behalf of the external company, or for any reason it cannot be served.

(3) This section shall cease to apply to an external company on the expiration of 2 years after the date on which it has delivered the notice referred to in section 1302(3)(f) or, as the case may be, section 1304(3)(c) .

(4) If notice of a change among the persons referred to in section 1302(2)(g) or in any of the particulars relating to such persons has been delivered by the company concerned to the Registrar in accordance with this Part, then the references in this section to any person, particulars in respect of whom have been delivered to the Registrar under the provision referred to in subsection (1), shall be read having regard to the position that obtains in consequence of that change as so notified.