787. Form of documents and proof of delivery.

A notice or statement must be in writing unless the relevant insolvency legislation1 provides otherwise2. A document in electronic form must be capable of being read by the recipient in electronic form and reproduced by the recipient in hard-copy form3.

A certificate complying with the requirements of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 20164 is proof that a document has been duly delivered to the recipient unless the contrary is shown5. The requirements are:

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    (1)     the certificate must state the method of delivery and the date of the sending, posting or delivery (as the case may be)6;

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    (2)     in the