Immigration Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
146 Service of notices, etc
  • (1) Where under any of the provisions of this Act any notice or other document is to be served on or supplied to the Minister, it shall be delivered to the Minister's office or to an immigration officer at an office of the Department of Labour.

    (2) Where under any of the provisions of this Act or of any regulations made under this Act any notice or other document is to be served on or supplied to any immigration officer, it shall be delivered personally to an immigration officer or sent by registered post to an immigration officer at an office of the Department of Labour.

    (3) Where under any of the provisions of this Act any person is to be notified of any matter, written notice of that matter shall be given, served on, or supplied to that person either by personal service or by registered post addressed to that person at that person's New Zealand address, or by service upon the person's solicitor in accordance with subsection (4) of this section.

    (4) Where a solicitor represents that the solicitor is authorised to accept service of any notice or document on behalf of any person, it shall be sufficient service to deliver the document to the solicitor if the solicitor signs a memorandum stating that he or she accepts service of the document on behalf of that person.

    (5) Where under any of the provisions of this Act any notice or other document is to be given, served on, or supplied to the holder of any temporary permit, or any person who is, or is believed to be, in New Zealand unlawfully, by registered post addressed to that person's New Zealand address, the notice or other document shall be deemed to have been given, served on, or received by that person 7 days after the date on which it was posted.

    (6) Except in a case to which subsection (5) of this section applies, where under any of the provisions of this Act any notice or other document is to be given, served on, or supplied to any person by registered post, it shall be deemed to have been given, served on, or received by that person 7 days after the date on which it was posted unless that person proves that, otherwise than through fault on that person's part, the document was not so given, served or received.

    Section 146(1): amended, on 16 October 1989, by section 2 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 87).

    Section 146(2): amended, on 16 October 1989, by section 2 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 87).