18. Deemed time of service

(1) A claim form served in accordance with this Part is deemed to be served as follows –
(a) by personal service, if served personally before 4 pm, on that day; or in any other case, on the next day after that day;
(b) by delivering it to or leaving it at a permitted address, if it is delivered to or left at the permitted address before 4 pm, on that day; or in any other case, on the next day after that day;
(c) by email, if the email is sent before 4 pm, on that day; or in any other case, on the next day after that day; or
(d) by mobile text message (SMS), WhatsApp (or like messaging) on the first day after the SMS, WhatsApp (or like messaging) was sent.
Amended on November 30, 2020