Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
8 (1) Service of any document originating from the Minister, including a notice of violation, on an individual named in the document may be made
(a) personally, by leaving a copy of it
(i) with the individual at any place, or
(ii) if the individual cannot conveniently be found, with someone who appears to be an adult member of the same household at the last known address or usual place of residence of the individual. The day on which the document is left with that person is deemed to be the day on which the document is served; or
(b) by sending a copy of it by registered mail, courier, fax or other electronic means to the last known address or usual place of residence of the individual.
(2) Service of a notice of violation on a person other than an individual may be effected by
(a) sending a copy of it by fax, registered mail or courier to the head office or place of business of the person or to the person’s agent;
(b) leaving a copy of it at the person’s head office or place of business, with an officer or other individual who appears to be in control or management of the head office or place of business or with the person’s agent; or
(c) sending a copy of it by electronic means other than by fax to any individual referred to in paragraph (b).
(3) Where a document is sent by fax or by other electronic means, another copy of the document shall be sent by registered mail.
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