Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
210 Service of notices
(1) A notice under this Part to a Public Service agency may be served on the head of the agency.(2) A notice under this Part to a statutory corporation may be served—(a) by leaving it at the corporation’s registered office or principal place of business with a person who appears to be employed there and to be at least 16 years old, or(b) in any manner authorised by or under the Act by which the corporation is constituted.(3) A notice under this Part to a person liable for payment of a service charge or other charge, or to a person who is owner or occupier of land or a building, may be served—(a) personally, or(b) by leaving it, at the person’s residential or business address, with a person who appears to be employed or to reside there and to be at least 16 years old, or(c) by sending it by post to the person’s residential or business address last known to the water supply authority serving the notice, or(d) by affixing it to a conspicuous part of the land or building.(4) A notice under this Part may be served on a person who appears to be absent from the State, and who has authorised service on an agent, by serving it on the agent of the person as if the agent were the person to be served.(5) If a notice relates to unoccupied land and the address of the owner is not known to the water supply authority serving the notice, it may be served by an advertisement that—(a) is published in a newspaper circulating in its area, and(b) states the name of the owner of the land, if known to it, and(c) if the notice is notice of a service charge, states its amount, the period to which the charge relates and that a detailed notice of the service charge may be obtained at its offices, and(d) states that the advertisement operates as service of the notice.(6) It is a sufficient description of the addressee of a notice to be served if the notice specifies “the owner”, “the occupier” or other appropriate description.