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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Rules of Procedure

Version of section 9 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-09-17:

  •  (1) Where a document is required under these Rules to be served personally, the service shall be made

    • (a) on an individual, by leaving a copy of the document with the individual or the individual's authorized representative or, if there is no such representative, with a person who agrees to accept service and is apparently over the age of 18 years;

    • (b) in the case of a partnership or other non-incorporated association of persons, by leaving a copy of the document with a person whom the partnership or association has designated to the Commission as its representative for the matter in question or, if there is no such person, with a person who agrees to accept service and is apparently over the age of 18 years; and

    • (c) on a corporation, by leaving a copy of the document with an officer, director or agent of the corporation, any employee of the corporation who is at the place of business of the corporation and who is responsible for the management of the place of business or, if there is no such person, with any other person who agrees to accept service and is apparently over the age of 18 years.

  • (2) A document that is served by ordinary or registered mail shall be served at the address where mail is ordinarily received, as found on the most recent document filed with the Commission.

  • (3) The date of service of a document is

    • (a) where the document is served personally, the date of delivery;

    • (b) where the document is served by ordinary mail, the date that is 10 days after mailing unless there is information that shows that the date is other than 10 days after mailing, in which case the date of service is the date so shown; and

    • (c) where the document is served by electronic transmission, the date of receipt that appears on the facsimile or electronic version of the document as processed by the recipient's facsimile or computer.

  • (4) Where these Rules require a document to be served, the Commission or designated officer, as the case may be, may, in the interests of a fair, informal and expeditious consideration of the matter, require proof of service to be filed with the Commission or designated officer.

  • (5) Proof of service of any document may be made by showing

    • (a) an acknowledgment of service signed by or on behalf of the person served; or

    • (b) an affidavit of service stating the name of the person who served the document and the date, place and manner of service.

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