197 Method of service of notices

(1)

A notice or any other document that is required or authorised by this Act to be served on or given to a person may be served or given by—

(a)

delivering it to the person or the person’s agent; or

(b)

leaving it at the person’s or the person’s agent’s usual or last known residence or business; or

(c)

posting it in a letter addressed to the person or the person’s agent by name at that residence or business address.

(2)

If the person is deceased, a notice or other document may be served on or given to the person’s personal representative.

(3)

If a notice or other document is sent to any person by post, it is deemed to have been delivered to that person at the time when the letter would in the ordinary course of post be delivered and, in proving the delivery, it is sufficient to prove that the letter was properly addressed and posted.