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High Court sets out duty of care for builders of commercial property

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • October 9 2014

In a unanimous decision, the High Court has overturned a decision which had held that a builder owed and breached a duty of care to an Owners'

Changes to Victorian conveyancing requirements start from 1 October - are you ready?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 2 2014

From 1 October 2014, vendors of land in Victoria must comply with new requirements for vendor's statements - and failing to supply all of the

In the eye of the freeholder: Indigenous communities now have the choice

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

From 1 January 2015 Indigenous communities can transform land from community control to freehold ownership if embraced, this could lead to greater

Common Provisions Act: what you need to do to get ready for its imminent commencement

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (Qld) (CP Act) was passed on 9 September 2014 and is to commence on a date to be fixed

Extended limitation period for breach of contract claims for defective building work in Victoria

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Victorian owners now have 10 years from the issue of the occupancy permit in which to bring a claim in contract or tort for defective building work

Confusion over mining and groundwater impacts in Queensland finally resolved!

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, Canada
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The confusion over the taking of, interfering with and use of groundwater associated with mining activities including the confusion that has arisen

New Queensland resources Common Provisions legislation has been passed

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 10 2014

The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 (Qld) was last night passed by the Queensland Parliament, and is awaiting Royal Assent

Proposed changes seek to clarify terms contract provisions in Victoria

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 28 2014

Is your contract for the sale of land a terms contract? It might be, if proposed changes to the Sale of Land Act 1962 currently before the Victorian

WA planning reform enters second phase

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 21 2014

The WA Government says these reforms could considerably speed up development approvals and streamline the planning system

Overhaul of Queensland's planning laws takes next step with release of draft bills

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The Queensland Government's overhaul of the State's planning laws has taken an important step with the release of consultation drafts of the Planning