Section 193 – Formal communications
317.This section lists the documents which are “formal communications” for the purposes of the Act. It also provides that such communications must be in writing. Subsection (3) provides that electronic communications will satisfy the requirement that formal communications be made in writing. The electronic communication must be sent by electronic means and capable of being reproduced in legible form. A formal communication sent electronically is treated as being received on the day it is sent.