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Rule 47 Notices
A notice or other document required under these Rules to be served on the Association may be served by sending it by post, courier, telex, fax or electronic mail, addressed to the Association’s registered office for the time being.
A notice or other document required under these Rules to be served on an Insured Owner may be served by post, courier, telex, fax or electronic mail, addressed to such Insured Owner at his address as appearing in the Register of Members of the Association, or at any place of business of a broker or other intermediary through whom a ship to which the notice relates is or was entered in the Association. In the case of Joint Insured Owners all such notices or other documents shall be served on the senior of the Joint Insured Owners and such service shall be sufficient on all the Joint Insured Owners, and for this purpose seniority as between Joint Insured Owners shall be determined by the order in which the names stand as Joint Insured Owners in the Register of Members of the Association.
Any Insured Owner described in the Register of Members of the Association by an address not within the United Kingdom who shall from time to time give to the Association an address within the United Kingdom at which notices or other documents may be served upon him shall be entitled to have notices served upon him at such address which shall be deemed to be his address as appearing for the purpose of Rule 47.2.
Any such notice or other document, if served by post or courier, shall be deemed to have been served on the day following the day on which the letter containing the same was put into the post or handed to the courier and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that the letter containing the notice or document was properly addressed and put into the post as a prepaid letter or handed to the courier. Any such notice or other document, if served by telex, fax or electronic mail, shall be deemed to have been served on the day on which it was transmitted and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that such telex, fax or electronic mail was duly transmitted.
Every legal or personal representative, administrative receiver, receiver, curator bonis or other legal curator, trustee in bankruptcy or liquidator of anyone who is or was at any time an Insured Owner shall be bound by a notice or other document served in accordance with this Rule 47, notwithstanding that the Association may have notice of the Insured Owner’s death, disability, lunacy, bankruptcy, liquidation or administration.