Office Premises Act, 1958

Service and sending of documents.

42.—(1) Any document (including any summons or order) required or authorised to be served or sent under this Act on or to any person may be served or sent—

(a) by delivering it to such person or, in the case of a partnership, to any of the partners, or by sending it by registered post to the residence of such person;

(b) in the case of the owner or occupier of an office, in any such manner as aforesaid or by delivering it, or a true copy thereof, to any person apparently not under the age of sixteen years at the office.

(2) Any document referred to in subsection (1) may be addressed, for the purpose of the service or sending thereof under this Act on or to the occupier of an office, to “the occupier” at the proper postal address of the office, without further name or description.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a company registered under the Companies Acts, 1908 to 1924, shall be deemed to reside at its registered office, and every other body corporate and every unincorporated body shall be deemed to reside at its principal office or place of business in the State.