Is the legally controlling date of a notice the date on the notice or the date it was sent?

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Is the legally controlling date of a notice the date on the notice or the date it was sent?

On the 11th I bought a car. On the 23rd I received a notice by certified mail that the financing was not approved and that I had to bring the car back immediately. I realized that the notice is dated on the 20th but the letter was stamped on the 21st (which is the 10th day). This means that it was impossible for me to get notified within 10 days if they sent it on the 10th day. Is it the date that the notice was dated at or the date it was sent to me that count in court?

Asked on February 26, 2012 under Business Law, California

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