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5. Measurement of time for doing an act

In these Rules the time for doing any act in response to a notification, invitation or request ("the document") starts on the day that corresponds to the method of delivery used in relation to the notification, invitation or request shown in the table below.

Method of delivery Starting day
Any postal method which provides for delivery on the next business day. The second business day after the day on which the document was posted.
Any postal method which provides for delivery any time after the next business day. The third business day after the day on which the document was posted.
Delivering the document to or leaving it at a permitted address. If it is delivered to or left at the permitted address on a business day before 5pm, that day; or if delivered at, or after, 5pm, the next business day.
E-mail or other electronic method. If an e-mail or other electronic transmission is sent on a business day before 5pm, that day; or, if an email or other electronic transmission is sent at, or after, 5pm, the next business day.