| Commentary

6.2.4 Electronic mail

| Commentary

6.2.4 Electronic mail

Electronic mail is an increasingly popular method1 of serving notices, and is sometimes the default method because of its convenience, for example where a party is resident overseas, or prompt communication is required.

Where, as is usual, all currently available forms of communication are specified in a notice, it should be ascertained that each party has the means to receive them. The following simple form of wording might be inserted:

‘Any notice ... shall be sent ... [facsimile transmission2 or] electronic mail’.

In an agreement of lengthy duration, it may be thought wise

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