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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 7.12

Ordinary service

                   If special service of a document is not required, the document may be served on a person:

                     (a)  by any method of special service;

                     (b)  if the person has given an address for service:

                              (i)  by delivering it to the address in a sealed envelope addressed to the person;

                             (ii)  by sending it to the address by post in a sealed envelope addressed to the person; or

                            (iii)  by sending it to the facsimile or e-mail address stated in the address for service by electronic communication addressed to the person (see rule 7.16);

                     (c)  if the person has not given an address for service:

                              (i)  by handing it to the person;

                             (ii)  by delivering it to the person's last known address or place of business in a sealed envelope addressed to the person; or

                            (iii)  by sending it by post in a sealed envelope addressed to the person at the person's last known address or place of business;

                     (d)  if a lawyer representing the person agrees, in writing, to accept service of the document, by sending it to the lawyer; or

                     (e)  if the person's address for service includes the number of a lawyer's document exchange box, by delivering it in a sealed envelope, addressed to the lawyer at that box address, to:

                              (i)  that box; or

                             (ii)  a box provided at another branch of the document exchange for delivery of documents to the box address.

   



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