School Attendance (Amendment) Act, 1967

Service of warning under section 17 of Principal Act.

2.—(1) Service of a warning under section 17 of the Principal Act may be effected by sending a copy thereof by registered prepaid post in an envelope addressed to the person to be served at his last known residence or place of business in the State and the warning may be posted by the appropriate enforcing authority, within the meaning of the Principal Act, or a person authorised by that authority in that behalf.

(2) Where service of a warning upon a person is effected pursuant to subsection (1) of this section—

(i) the service shall be deemed to be good service on the person unless it is proved that the warning was not delivered,

(ii) the warning shall be deemed to be served upon the person at the time at which the envelope containing it would be delivered in the ordinary course of post, and

(iii) a certificate purporting to be signed by the person who posted the envelope containing the warning and to be so signed not earlier than ten days afterthe day on which the envelope is posted and exhibiting the certificate of posting of the envelope and stating, if it be the case, that the envelope has not been returned undelivered to the sender, shall be evidence until the contrary is proved, of the addressing, registering and posting, in accordance with subsection (1) of this section, of the envelope.