Definitions for "Substituted service"
An order by the court that a document which is usually required to be served personally can be served in another way eg: by post, fax or leaving a document with a family member• Civil Courts• Divorce
Service of process on a party by leaving the court papers with someone other than a party to the lawsuit; valid only if certain specified procedures are followed.
Where court documents cannot be served on the debtor by registered post, an application is made to the Court for an Order directing that they be served by ordinary post, or personally