Intimation of parts of process and adjustmentsS
11.6.(1)After a notice of intention to defend has been lodged, any party lodging a part of process or making an adjustment to his pleadings shall [F1, at the same time,] intimate such lodging or adjustment to every other party who has entered the process by delivering to every other party a copy of each part of process or adjustment, including, where practicable, copies of any documentary production.
(2)Unless otherwise provided in these Rules, the party required to give intimation under paragraph (1) shall deliver to every other party who has entered the process a copy of the part of process or adjustment or other document, as the case may be, by—
(a)any of the methods of service provided for in Chapter 5 (citation, service and intimation); or
(b)where intimation is to a party represented by a solicitor—
(iii)first class ordinary post,
(iv)delivery to a document exchange,
to that solicitor.
(3)Subject to paragraph (4), where intimation is given under—
(a)paragraph (2)(b)(i) or (ii), it shall be deemed to have been given—
(i)on the day of transmission or delivery where it is given before 5.00 pm on any day; or
(ii)on the day after transmission or delivery where it is given after 5.00 pm on any day; or
(b)paragraph (2)(b)(iii) or (iv), it shall be deemed to have been given on the day after posting or delivery.
(4)Where intimation is given [F2or, but for this paragraph, would be deemedto be given]on a Saturday, Sunday or public or court holiday, it shall be deemed to have been given on the next day on which the sheriff clerk’s office is open for civil court business.
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