Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011

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Published: 2012-01-01

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Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011

Revised Edition

07.595.80

Showing the law as at 1 January 2012

This is a revised edition of the law

Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011

Arrangement

Rule

1            Service of summons

2            Citation

Supporting Documents

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Table of Endnote References



Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011

THE SUPERIOR NUMBER OF THE ROYAL COURT, in pursuance of Article 29 of the Magistrate’s Court (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 1949[1], has made the following Rules –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1      Service of summons

(1)    A summons issued under Article 9 of the Magistrate’s Court (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 1949[2] may be served –

(a)     by leaving it at the appropriate address for service;

(b)     by sending it to that address by first class post or by the nearest equivalent of first class post; or

(c)     by personal service.

(2)    The appropriate address for service –

(a)     on an individual is an address where it is reasonably believed that he or she will receive it;

(b)     on a body corporate is its principal office, and if there is no readily identifiable principal office then any place where it carries on its activities or business;

(c)     on an individual or body corporate who is legally represented in the case is that representative’s office.

(3)    Personal service of a summons is effected –

(a)     in the case of an individual, by leaving it with the person to be served;

(b)     in the case of a body corporate, by leaving it with any director, manager, secretary or similar officer of the body.

2      Citation

These Rules may be cited as the Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011.



Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Magistrate’s Court (Service of Summons) Rules 2011



R&O.57/2011



27 May 2011



Table of Renumbered Provisions



Original



Current



2(1)



2



2(2)



Spent, omitted



Table of Endnote References



[1]



chapter 07.595



[2]



chapter 07.595