Article 24 Where the addressee is a serviceman, the documents shall be forwarded to him via the political department at or above the regimental level under the army where he serves.
Where the addressee is imprisoned or reeducated through labor, the documents shall be forwarded to him via the prison or the place of labor reformation or labor reeducation where he is serving his term.
The date noted on the receipt of service by the addressee shall be regarded as the date of service of the documents.
Article 25 In case a document can not be served by those means of service as prescribed in Articles 20 through to 24 of these Provisions, the documents shall be served by public announcement.
In the case of service by public announcement according to law, Customs shall post the original of the administrative legal documents on its bulletin board. Where an administrative penalty decision is served by public announcement, the public announcement thereof shall also be published on newspaper.
Where service is effected by public announcement, sixty (60) days after the date when the public announcement is released, the documents shall be deemed as having been served. In the case of service by public announcement to a party concerned that has no domicile within the territory of the People’s Republic of China, six months after the date when the public announcement is released, the documents shall be deemed as having been served.
Where there are different provisions in any law or administrative regulation, or where there are special methods of service in any international treaty to which our country is either a contracting or an acceding party, such provisions shall prevail.