Rule 40 Notices

NOTICES

  1. Subject to General Rule 43, a notice or other document required under these Rules to be served on the Association may be served by sending it through the post in a prepaid letter or by sending it by telegram, cable, radio-telegraph, facsimile, telex or e-mail addressed to the Managers at their address for the time being.
  2. A notice or other document required under these Rules to be served on a Member may be served by sending it through the post in a pre-paid letter or by sending it by telegram , cable, radio-telegraph, facsimile, telex or e-mail addressed to such Member at his address as appearing in the Register. In the case of joint Members, notice shall be served on the joint Member whose name stands first in the Register and such service shall be deemed sufficient service upon all the joint Members.
  3. For the purpose of the above sub-rules where for any reason the Association does not possess or has not been provided with or is uncertain of the address of a Member from the entry in the Register of Members any notice or other document shall be deemed to be properly served if served upon any person, body, ship manager or intermediary of whatsoever nature through whom the application for entry of the ship in the Association appears to have been made on behalf of the Member.
    1. Any notice or other document sent by post shall be deemed to have been served 5 clear days after the day on which the letter containing the same was put in the post, and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that the letter containing the notice was properly addressed and put into the post, pre-paid first class,
    2. any notice sent by telegram, cable or radio-telegraph shall be deemed to have been served on the day after it was handed into the telegraph, cable or radio-telegraph office and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that such telegram, cable or radio-telegraph was duly handed in,
    3. any notice sent by facsimile, e-mail or telex shall be deemed to have been served on the day it was despatched and in proving service, it shall be sufficient to prove that such telex, e-mail or facsimile was duly despatched.
  4. The successors, representatives, receivers, legal curators, trustees in bankruptcy or liquidators or the like of any person who is or was at any time a Member of the Association shall be bound by a notice or other document served as aforesaid if sent to the last such address of such Member appearing in the Register notwithstanding that the Association may have notice of the Member’s death, disability, insanity, bankruptcy or liquidation.