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  • 317 (1) Service by mail must be by registered mail unless otherwise directed by the registrar.
  • (2) In the case of registered mail, the envelope containing the notice must be stamped and addressed, and marked on the outside “Registered. To be returned to the Land Title Office, ___________________, B.C., if not delivered in 10 days.”
  • (3) Unless a notice sent by registered mail is returned through the post office as undelivered, it is deemed to have been received by the person to whom it was addressed within 10 days, exclusive of the day of mailing.
  • (4) If
  • (a) registered mail is returned to the registrar,
  • (b) it comes to the registrar’s attention that the notice has not reached the person to whom it was addressed, or
  • (c) postal service may be interrupted or is not available,
  • the registrar may dispense with service or require further notice to be served in another manner the registrar may order.



See the Interpretation Act at chapter 43 (Interpretation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 238). Under s. 29 of that Act, “registered mail” is defined to include “certified mail”.