Service by post – now 7 working days

Pursuant to recent changes in the Interpretation Act 1987, service by post is taken to have been effected on the 7th (seventh) working day after the letter was posted, unless there is sufficient evidence to the contrary.

Working day is defined to mean a day that is not:

(a)  a Saturday or Sunday; or

(b)  a public holiday or a bank holiday in the place to which the letter was addressed.

See section 76 Interpretation Act 1987


This article is for reference purposes only, and must not be considered as legal advice. If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Penny Browne Conveyancing.

Regards Penny Browne 8 February 2019