2011 Indiana Code
TITLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 1. LAWS GOVERNING THE STATE
CHAPTER 7. INTERPRETATION OF REGISTERED MAIL AS CERTIFIED MAIL
Chapter 7. Interpretation of Registered Mail as Certified Mail
Registered or certified mail
Sec. 1. (a) If a statute enacted by the general assembly or a rule, as defined by IC 4-22-2-3, requires that notice or other matter be given or sent by registered mail or certified mail, a person may use:
(1) any service of the United States Postal Service or any service of a designated private delivery service (as defined by the United States Internal Revenue Service) that:
(A) tracks the delivery of mail; and
(B) requires a signature upon delivery; or
(2) delivery by an employee of the unit of government sending the notice;
to comply with the statute or rule.
(b) If means of giving notice is not covered by rules adopted by the supreme court and if a notice or other matter sent as described in subsection (a) is returned undelivered, the notice or other matter must be given by:
(1) delivering a copy of the notice or other matter to the person to whom the notice or other matter must be given personally;
(2) leaving a copy of the notice or other matter at the dwelling house or usual place of abode of the person to whom the notice or other matter must be given;
(3) sending by first class mail a copy of the notice or other matter to the last known address of the person to whom the notice or other matter must be given; or
(4) serving the agent of the person to whom the notice or other matter must be given as provided by rule, statute, or valid agreement.
(Formerly: Acts 1957, c.196, s.1.) As amended by P.L.2-1983, SEC.1; P.L.208-2007, SEC.1.
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