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Ordinary service of other documents by sending or

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Ordinary service of other documents by sending or delivering the doc to a party’s address is sufficient and more convenient.
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Ordinary Service Rule 6.07(1): Where personal service not required, document may be served by (a) leaving document at the proper address of the person to be served; (b) posting document to person to be served at the proper address ; (c) where provision made by/under any Act for service of a document on a corporation, serving in accordance with that provision; (d) where solicitor has facilities for the reception of documents in an document exchange (DX), by leaving the document in the document exchange; (e) where the solicitor has fax facilities, sending by fax
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…ordinary service By filing (r 6.12(1)) By the court (r 6.16) By informal service (r 6.11) By Facsimile (r 6.07(1)(e) & (2.1)) By post (r 6.07(1)(b) & (5)) By document exchange (DX) (r 6.07(1)(d) & (5))
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Proper address 6.06(1) Address for service of a plaintiff (a) where plaintiff sues by a solicitor, the business address of that solicitor indorsed on the originating process; (b) where the plaintiff sues in person, the plaintiff's address in Victoria indorsed on the originating process. Same for defendant: see R 8.06 (2)
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Address for Service Rule 6.07(2): where person to be served has no address for service (either because the person is not a party or has not given an address for service) the proper address is: (a ) Individual : person’s usual or last-known place of residence or business; (b) Individuals suing/ being sued in firm name , the principal or last known place of business; (c) Corporation , registered or principal office.
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Substituted Service: r 6.10(1) Where for any reason it is impracticable to serve a document in the manner required by these Rules, the Court may order that, instead of service, such steps be taken as the Court specifies for the purpose of bringing the document to the notice of the person to be served.
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...Substituted Service Personal service must be too difficult or impracticable; and the proposed substituted method must be likely to bring the proceedings to the def’s attention. So plaintiff must show that extensive efforts were made to effect personal service.
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“ ‘Facebook’ helps you to connect and share with the people in your life’… including lenders who want to repossess your house & the lawyers who want to enforce it. Employers and scammers are also regularly accessing Facebook details.” December 2008: ACT Supreme Court allowed use of Facebook as substituted service after 11 failed attempts to serve defendants with default judgment : MKM Capital Property Limited v Corbo and Poyser (2008, unreported) Facebook profiles showed defendants' dates of birth, email addresses & friend lists -this info was enough to satisfy the court that Facebook was a sufficient method of communicating with the defendants.
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Other methods Text message: NSW Supreme Court 2008 allowed service on rugby league player Sonny Bill Williams via text message after process servers instructed in 2 countries and time and effort trying to him personally. Could serve
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