Explanatory Memorandum

Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

2014 CHAPTER 4

25 March 2014

Commentary on Sections

Section 21: Service of notices in electronic form

Provides that relevant notices, as defined within the section, may be delivered in electronic form.  Such notices may only be delivered electronically if the recipient has agreed to an electronic address and the electronic form for the notice.  The section specifies that such notices will be considered to have been delivered at 9am on the working day following the day on which it is transmitted.  The section also gives the Department the power to make regulations amending the provisions about the delivery of notices in electronic form.