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Schedule: B - Forms in criminal proceedings

Form: 10.1 Statutory declaration as to service by registered prepaid post pursuant to (section 7 of the Courts Act 1964) / (section 22 of the Courts Act 1991)

S.I. No. 285 of 2012
No. 10.1
O.10, r.16

Statutory Declaration As To Service By Registered Prepaid Post Pursuant To *(Section 7 Of The Courts Act 1964) *(Section 22 Of The Courts Act 1991)

I, ..................... of .............. aged sixteen years and upwards, do solemnly and sincerely declare that:

I served this original document by posting a copy thereof at ............ Post Office at ........ am/pm on the ........ day of ........... 20 .... in a registered prepaid envelope addressed to the *accused/defendant/respondent/therein named at the address therein stated, and that the address to which such envelope was sent is the last known residence or most usual place of abode/place of business of the person to whom the document is directed,

The certificate of posting of the said envelope is attached hereto,

I am (the *prosecutor/complainant/applicant/in the proceedings) *(authorised by the person bringing/appealing the proceedings to post the said envelope),

At the time of posting the said envelope the original document was duly issued *and stamped,

The said envelope has not to this date been returned undelivered to the sender,

AND I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and by virtue of the Statutory Declarations Act 1938.

Signed ..................

Declared before me .................. [name in capitals] a

*(Judge of the District Court) *(commissioner for oaths/practising solicitor) *(peace commissioner) *(notary public) by the said ..................

*[who is personally known to me],

*[who is identified to me by ................. who is personally known to me]

*[whose identity has been established to me before the taking of this Declaration by the production to me of

†passport no. .............. issued on the ......... day of ......... by the authorities of .........., which is an authority recognised by the Irish Government,

†national identity card no. ............... issued on the ......... day of ........... by the authorities of .............. which is an EU Member State, the Swiss Confederation or a Contracting Party to the EEA Agreement,

†Aliens Passport no. ............. issued on the ......... day of ......... by the authorities of ............. which is an authority recognised by the Irish Government,

†refugee travel document no. ........... issued on the ......... day of ......... by the Minister for Justice and Equality,

†travel document (other than refugee travel document) ............. issued on the ........ day of ............ by the Minister for Justice and Equality,]

at .............. this ..... day of ............ 20 ..........

Signed ..............

*Judge of the District Court/*Commissioner for Oaths/*Practising Solicitor/ *Peace Commissioner/*Notary Public.

NOTES

This declaration shall be made not earlier than ten days after the day on which the envelope is posted.

*Delete words or clauses which are not applicable.

†Where relevant, provide details of the document by which identity has been established, and delete the remaining alternatives.