Service of documents

24.—(1) Section 24 of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall, in its application to the service of documents under this Part, be subject to the following modification.

(2) If a person to be served with any document under this Part by another has specified to that other an address in Northern Ireland other than his proper address (as determined under section 24 of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954) as the one at which he or someone on his behalf will accept documents of the same description as that document, that address shall also be treated as his proper address for the purposes of that section.

Consequential amendments

25.  The Department may by order make such modifications of any statutory provision passed or made before the day on which Article 4(1) comes into operation, as appears to it necessary or expedient in consequence of the coming into operation of that Article.