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(1)Where a provision of this Act requires that a thing be sent—
(a)to a person it shall suffice, for the purposes of that provision, that the thing be sent to an agent of the person;
(b)to an owner of property but only the property is known and not the name of the owner, it shall suffice, for the purposes of that provision, that the thing be sent there addressed to “The Owner” (or using some other such expression, as for example “The Proprietor”).
(2)Except in subsection (3) below, in this Act any reference to a thing being sent shall be construed as a reference to its being—
(c)transmitted by electronic means.
(3)For the purposes of any provision of this Act, a thing posted shall be taken to be sent on the day of posting; and a thing transmitted by electronic means, to be sent on the day of transmission.
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