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Recorded Delivery Service Act 1962

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1Any reference, however worded,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in any enactment the provisions of which apply to, or operate in consequence of the operation of, any enactment amended by section one of this Act; or

(b)in any enactment relating to the sending of documents or other things otherwise than by registered post or to documents or other things so sent;

to the registered post or to a registered letter or packet, shall be construed as including a reference to the recorded delivery service or to a letter or packet sent by that service; and any reference, however worded, in any such enactment to a Post Office receipt for a registered letter or to an acknowledgment of or certificate of delivery of a registered letter shall be construed accordingly.

2The foregoing paragraph shall not be taken to prejudice the generality of subsection (1) of section one of this Act.E+W+S+N.I.

3In the M1Citation Amendment (Scotland) Act 1882, the references in the Second Schedule to the post office charge for registration shall include references to the post office charge for sending by the recorded delivery service.E+W+S+N.I.

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[F14The power conferred by subsection (1) of section two hundred and twenty of the M2Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925, to make rules for providing that any document mentioned in that subsection may be produced to a court or tribunal by sending it by registered post shall include power to make rules for providing that any such document may be so produced by sending it by the recorded delivery service.]E+W+S+N.I.

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5The requirement imposed by subsection (4) of section nine of the M3Agricultural Marketing Act 1958, that every scheme under that Act shall be so framed as to secure that the notice mentioned in paragraph (b) of that subsection shall be served by registered post shall have effect as a requirement that that notice shall be served by registered post or by the recorded delivery service.E+W+S+N.I.

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