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Contents (1987 - 15)
Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 02:48)
Part 11 Section 77
77   Registered post etc not necessary in the case of Acts and statutory rules passed etc before 24.4.1969
(1)  Any Act or statutory rule under which a document (other than a summons) may be or is required to be served on a person by registered mail, registered post, certified mail or certified post (whether the word “serve”, “give” or “send” or any other word is used) shall be taken to authorise the service of the document by post (other than registered mail, registered post, certified mail or certified post) in addition to any other means by which the Act or statutory rule authorises the document to be served.
(2)  Subsection (1):
(a)  applies only to Acts and statutory rules enacted or made before 24 April 1969 (being the day on which the Interpretation (Amendment) Act 1969 commenced), and
(b)  so applies notwithstanding any provision of any such Act or statutory rule.
(3)  The Governor may, by order published in the Gazette, declare that subsection (1) does not apply to any specified Act or statutory rule or to any specified provision of any specified Act or statutory rule.
(4)  An order in force under subsection (3) does not affect the operation of subsection (1) in relation to the service of a document that was posted before the order was made.