(1) A notice in writing required or authorized to be given by this Act shall be sufficiently served upon any person—
(a) if it is served personally or left at his last known place of abode in Victoria; or
S. 15(1)(b) amended by Nos 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 73.3), 75/2006 s. 192(Sch. 2 item 5.2A) (as amended by No. 17/2007 s. 32(2)).
(b) if served personally or by post upon his legal practitioner or conveyancer named in the contract or otherwise authorized by the person to be served to act in the particular matter.
(2) A person shall be deemed not to have complied with a requirement contained in such notice if the requirement is not complied with—
(a) within ninety days of service;
(b) within any extension of time agreed to by the parties within ninety days of the service; or
(c) within the time allowed by an arbitrator on application made within ninety days of the service—
whichever is the longer.