1. The Registry shall inform the claimant of the date on which the Statement of claim is deemed served under Rule 271.6 
2. Where the Registry has served the Statement of claim by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt or equivalent and the Statement of claim is returned to the Registry for any reason, the Registry shall inform the claimant.
3. Paragraph 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis where the Registry has served the Statement of claim by means of electronic communication and the relevant electronic message or fax appears not to have been received.
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6. Subject to Rule 272.2 and .3, a Statement of claim served in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 5 is deemed to be served on the defendant:
(a) where service takes place by means of electronic communication, on the day when the relevant electronic message was sent (GMT+1);
(b) where service takes place by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt or equivalent such letter shall be deemed to be served on the addressee on the tenth day following posting unless it has failed to reach the addressee, has in fact reached him on a later date or the acknowledgement or receipt or equivalent has not been returned. Such service shall, except where paragraph 8 applies, be deemed effective even if acceptance of the letter has been refused.