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Title § 8.01 Civil Remedies and Procedure
§ 8.01-285. Definition of certain terms for purposes of this chapter; process, return, statutory agent.
For the purposes of this chapter:
1. The term “process” shall be deemed to include notice;
2. The term “return” shall be deemed to include the term “proof of service”;
3. The term “statutory agent” means the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Secretary of the Commonwealth, and the successors of either, when appointed pursuant to law for the purpose of service of process on the nonresident defined in subdivision 2 of § 8.01-307.
(1977, c. 617; 1991, c. 672.) Continue reading