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Where, in the performance of their functions—
(a)a local authority; or
(b)a health body,
make arrangements with any person for that person to provide a care service, they shall ensure that the service, when provided, is registered under this Part.
(1)In this Part and Part 2 of this Act, any reference to a notice being given to a person providing, or seeking to provide, a care service shall be construed as a reference to its being—
(a)delivered, where the person is—
(i)an individual, to that individual;
(ii)a body corporate, to the secretary or clerk of that body; or
(iii)a firm, to a partner of that firm; or
(b)sent by post, properly addressed to the person, in a registered letter or by the recorded delivery service,
but a notice sent by post shall be deemed not given until the third day after the day of posting.
(2)For the purposes of subsection (1) above, a letter is properly addressed to—
(a)a body corporate, if addressed to the body at its registered or principal office;
(b)a firm, if addressed to the firm at its principal office; or
(c)any other person, if addressed to the person at the address last known.
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