140. Service by mail is made by mailing a copy of the proceeding by registered or certified mail to the party at the last known address of his residence or place of business.
Such service is deemed to have been made on the date when the acknowledgment of receipt presented by the postman at the time of delivery was signed by the party himself or by one of the persons mentioned in article 123.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 80, a. 140; 1975, c. 83, s. 16.