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1992 No. 367 MIGRATION (1993) REGULATIONS - REG 7.6

Time when service takes effect
7.6. (1) Subject to this regulation, service of a document on a person is to
be taken to have been effected:

   (a)  on the day on which it is given to, or left with, the person; or

   (b)  on the day on which it is given to, or left with, another person
        authorised by the first-mentioned person to receive documents of that
        kind on behalf of the first-mentioned person; or

   (c)  where these Regulations provide for such service - on the day on which
        it is left at the place of business or residence of the person to be
        served with another person apparently employed at, or an occupant of,
        that place and apparently not less than 16 years of age.

(2) Subject to subregulation (3), if a document is served on a person in
accordance with this Division by post, service is to be taken to have been
effected:

   (a)  if the service is within Australia - on the expiry of 5 working days
        after the day of posting; or

   (b)  if the service is outside Australia - on the expiry of 21 days after
        the day of posting.

(3) If service of a document on a person in accordance with this Division is
by publication in a newspaper, service is to be taken to have been effected on
the expiry of 7 days after the day of publication. 


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