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Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 20: Service of notices and other documents

67.This section provides details of how a notice or a document can be served and on whom it should be served. Subsections (1)(c) and (2) set the context within which documents can be communicated electronically. Subsection (4) describes the proper address for the serving of notices by post. In those instances where the proper address cannot be ascertained and the matter relates to an interest in, or to the occupier of, land, subsection (5) provides for a notice to be addressed to either the owner or as the case may be the occupier and left with a person resident or employed on the land or affixed to a building or object on the land.

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