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Service of notices and summonses under this Division

    (1)     A notice or summons required or permitted to be given to or served on a person under this Division may be given or served—

        (a)     by delivering it personally to the person; or

        (b)     by sending it by post, fax or email to the person at his or her usual or last known postal, fax or email address; or

        (c)     by leaving it at the person's usual or last known residential or business address with a person on the premises apparently at least 16 years old and apparently residing or employed there.

    (2)     A summons is to be taken to have been served on a person—

        (a)     in the case of delivery in person—at the time of delivery; or

S. 224(2)(b) repealed by No. 54/2016 s. 25(1).

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        (c)     in the case of fax or email—at the time the fax or email is received.

    (3)     If a fax or email is received after 4.00 p.m. on any day, it is to be taken to have been received on the next business day.

Note to s. 224 inserted by No. 54/2016 s. 25(2).


The Electronic Transactions (Victoria) Act 2000 provides that a document may be served electronically, including by fax and email, in accordance with that Act.

Part 13—Confidentiality and privilege

Division 1—Confidentiality of police information

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