Immigration Amendment Act 2015

92 New section 365A inserted (Service of notices)

After section 365, insert:

365A Service of notices

(1)

This section applies to the following notices:

(a)

an infringement notice served under section 362:

(b)

a reminder notice referred to in section 363:

(c)

a notice served under section 365 that revokes an infringement notice.

(2)

Every notice to which this section applies must be served by way of—

(a)

sending it to the electronic address for service of the recipient, in which case it is deemed to be received by the recipient on the date on which it was sent; or

(b)

personal service on the recipient; or

(c)

sending it by registered post to the recipient’s last known place of residence or business, in which case it is deemed to be received by the recipient on the date on which it was posted.

(3)

Subsection (2) applies despite anything in section 24 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, and,—

(a)

if service is effected in accordance with subsection (2), the recipient is deemed to have consented to service in that way (despite sections 16 and 20(1)(b) of the Electronic Transactions Act 2002); and

(b)

in any case, for the purpose of sections 387 and 389 of the Companies Act 1993, the service is deemed to have been service by way of leaving the notice at the recipient’s address for service.