138. Service of documents.

A notification or other document required to be given or sent to a person1 must be taken to be duly given or sent to him if it is served in accordance with the following provisions2. Such a document may be served:

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    (1)     by delivering it to the person in question3;

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    (2)     by leaving it at his proper address4; or

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    (3)     by sending it by post to him at that address5.

Such a document may, in the case of a body corporate, be served on the secretary or clerk of that body and, in the case of a partnership, be served