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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 248

Service of instruments (except in proceedings for offences)

248 Service of instruments (except in proceedings for offences)

(1) Any notice or other instrument issued, made or given for the purposes of this Act may be served:
(a) by delivering it personally to the person to whom it is addressed, or
(b) by delivering it to the place of residence or business of the person to whom it is addressed and by leaving it there with some person for him or her, or
(c) by posting it to the person addressed to the place last shown in the records of the Minister as his or her place of residence or business, or
(d) in any manner in which any court attendance notice or other process in any proceedings for an offence under this Act may be served, or
(e) if it is to be served on a person on board a vessel--by transmitting its contents to the master of the vessel in any manner or by any other manner authorised by this section.
(2) For the purposes of this section, a person's place of residence or business includes a vessel on which the person resides or works.
(3) This section does not apply to the service of any court attendance notice or other process in any proceedings for an offence under this Act or to the service of any notice or other instrument for which provision is specifically made in this Act.



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