Griffiths v Smith: 5 Mar 1790

Delivering a notice to quit to the tenant’s maidservant at his house (which was not the demised premises) was sufficient. Personal service was not necessary in every case, although it was in some. Kenyon CJ remarked that ‘in every case of the service of a notice, leaving it at the dwelling house of the party has always been deemed sufficient’.
[1790] EngR 2309, (1790) 1 Ves Jun 97, (1790) 30 ER 248 (A)
England and Wales
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CitedNewcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood SC 25-Apr-2018
Notice of dismissal begins when received by worker
The court was asked: ‘If an employee is dismissed on written notice posted to his home address, when does the notice period begin to run? Is it when the letter would have been delivered in the ordinary course of post? Or when it was in fact . .

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Updated: 21 July 2021; Ref: scu.365362