Queensland Consolidated Regulations
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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 118
Service on agent
118 Service on agent
(1) If a person living or carrying on business outside Queensland (the
"principal" ) enters into a contract in Queensland through an agent living or
carrying on business in Queensland, the court may, without deciding the
agent’s authority or business relationship with the principal, give leave
for an originating process relating to a proceeding arising out of the
contract to be served on the agent.
(2) The court must, in an order giving
leave under subrule (1) , state the time within which the principal must file
a notice of intention to defend.
(3) The party serving the originating
process on the agent must immediately send to the principal a copy of each of
the order and originating process.
(4) The documents required to be sent
under subrule (3) must be sent to the principal’s address outside Queensland
by prepaid post.
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