Acts Interpretation Act 1901
Where an Act authorizes or requires any document to be served by post, whether the expression " serve " or the expression " give " or " send " or any other expression is used, then the service shall be deemed to be effected by properly addressing, prepaying and posting the document as a letter and, unless the contrary is proved, to have been effected at the time at which the letter would be delivered in the ordinary course of post.
This section does not affect the operation of section 160 of the Evidence Act 1995 .
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