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The Postal Administration Rules 2013

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Electronic delivery in postal administration proceedings—general

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164.—(1) Unless in any particular case some other form of delivery is required by the 1986 Act or the Rules or an order of the court and subject to paragraph (3) of this Rule, a notice or other document may be given, delivered or sent by electronic means provided that the intended recipient of the notice or other document has—

(a)consented (whether in the specific case or generally) to electronic delivery (and has not revoked that consent); and

(b)provided an electronic address for delivery.

(2) In the absence of evidence to the contrary, a notice or other document is presumed to have been delivered where—

(a)the sender can produce a copy of the electronic message which—

(i)contained the notice or other document, or to which the notice or other document was attached, and

(ii)shows the time and date the message was sent; and

(b)that electronic message contains the address supplied under paragraph (1)(b) of this Rule.

(3) A message sent electronically is deemed to have been delivered to the recipient no later than 9.00am on the next business day after it was sent.

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