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LOCAL COURT RULES 2009 - REG 5.7
Persons who can serve originating documents
(1) An originating document issued by a public officer may be served by a
sheriff's officer, a licensed process server or a legal practitioner or an
employee of such a legal practitioner.
(2) An originating document issued by
the registrar on behalf of another person may be served by the person on whose
behalf the process was issued, a sheriff's officer, a licensed process server,
a legal practitioner or an employee of such a legal practitioner.
Despite subrule (2), an originating document in relation to proceedings under
the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 may be served only by a
police officer or a person nominated by the Court or a registrar.
(3) In this
"licensed process server" means a person who is the holder of a master licence
or operator licence under the Commercial Agents and Private Inquiry Agents
Act 2004 with respect to process serving.
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