Contents (2012 - 51)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51
51 Service of documents
(1) A document that is authorised or required by this Act or the regulations to be given to any person may be given by:(a) in the case of a natural person:(i) delivering it to the person personally, or(ii) sending it by post to the address specified by the person for the giving or service of documents or, if no such address is specified, the residential or business address of the person last known to the person giving or serving the document, or(iii) sending it by facsimile transmission to the facsimile number of the person or by email to the email address of the person, or(b) in the case of a body corporate:(i) leaving it with a person apparently of or above the age of 16 years at, or by sending it by post to, the head office, a registered office or a principal office of the body corporate or to an address specified by the body corporate for the giving or service of documents, or(ii) sending it by facsimile transmission to the facsimile number of the body corporate or by email to the email address of the body corporate.(2) Notice of a working with children number may be given to a person by sending it by SMS message to the person’s last known mobile telephone number.(3) Nothing in this section affects the operation of any provision of a law or of the rules of a court authorising a document to be served on a person in any other manner.