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The Conjugal Rights (Scotland) Amendment Act 1861 is hereby amended as follows, viz.:
(1)It shall be sufficient compliance with the provision in the tenth section of the said Act if the personal service therein required is made by the delivery to the defendant personally of the summons by a person (although not a messenger-at-arms or other officer of the law) duly authorized by the pursuer for that purpose, and such person shall return a certificate that such delivery has been made: Provided always, that it shall be competent for the Lord Ordinary to call for farther evidence of the service by such delivery, if he shall think proper:
(2)Notwithstanding the terms of the thirteenth section of said Act, it shall be competent for the Lord Ordinary to grant commission to any person competent to take and report in writing the deposition of a haver according to the existing practice, although such haver shall be resident in Scotland.
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