Courts and Court Officers Act, 2002

Amendment of section 7(6) of Courts Act, 1964.

25.Section 7 (6) of the Courts Act, 1964 , is amended—

(a) in paragraph (a)(iii), by the deletion of “shall be endorsed upon the original document and”,

(b) in paragraph (a)(iv), by the insertion of “, not more than 3 days after service of the document,” after “the time, date and place of posting of the envelope shall”, and

(c) in paragraph (b), by the substitution of “the statutory declaration specified in subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be lodged therewith and the endorsement specified in subparagraph (iv) of the said paragraph (a) shall be effected on the document before lodgment at that office” for “the endorsement specified in subparagraphs (iii) and (iv) of paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be effected thereon before lodgment at that office”.