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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013


Section 33 – Service of documents

69.Section 26 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 regarding service of documents will apply to notices sent under the Act. The application of the 2010 Act enables those documents to be served either by person, by registered post, recorded delivery or by being sent by way of electronic communication (where agreed in writing with the recipient).

70.Section 33 supplements that with additional ways in which notices may be served when the name and address of the recipient is unknown.

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