Chapter III.
General provisions


Article 4.

1.

Subject to contrary provisions, the periods mentioned in this decree commence:

  1. in the case of notification by registered mail with recorded delivery, on the first day following the day on which the letter was presented at the place of residence, or the registered or administrative offices of the addressee;
  2. in the case of notification by registered mail or ordinary letter, on the third workday following the day on which the letter was submitted to the postal services, unless the addressee demonstrates the contrary;
  3. in the case of sending with receipt, on the day after the date of the receipt.
The periods expire at midnight on the last day. If the last day is a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, the period ends on the next workday.

2.

The Flemish Government can determine that notification can also take place electronically. Is this case it determines any more specific modalities.