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When you serve a claim form and particulars through the Hague Convention, does giving the claim form to Foreign Process constitute service?

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Published on LexisPSL on 18/01/2019

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  • When you serve a claim form and particulars through the Hague Convention, does giving the claim form to Foreign Process constitute service?
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When you serve a claim form and particulars through the Hague Convention, does giving the claim form to Foreign Process constitute service?

The Supreme Court in Abela v Baadarani at para [37] stated that service of a document has a number of purposes but the most important is to ensure that the contents of the document to be served, in that case a claim form, are communicated to the other party. In the case of

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