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Proposed changes seek to clarify terms contract provisions in Victoria

  • Clayton Utz
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  • 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

Round two local government reform done

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

The passage of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) in the last week before the House rose for the elections completes the eight point reform

So you think you own your electronic data, do you? Think again

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A consensus has emerged from the Courts of Appeal in New Zealand and the UK that digital data is not property for the purposes of the law. The two

No complaints beyond the boundary is it enforceable?

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 11 2014

The Resource Management Act 1991 presumes that land users may undertake any activity provided they do not generate adverse effects on the environment

Overseas Investment Office updates application assessment timeframes

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 10 2014

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) categorises applications it receives for consent under the Overseas Investment Act 2005 into one of three

Presumed built when certified

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 30 2014

On 10 June 2014, the Supreme Court delivered a decision on the eligibility criteria under s 14(a) of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act

Cladding manufacturers and leaky schools - sufficiently close to care?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 21 2014

The Minister of Education and others, including four school boards of trustees, issued proceedings against Carter Holt alleging its cladding product

Rent reviews - what can you do?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 15 2014

Rent reviews are a fairly frequent occurrence in most leases and often a source of disagreement between landlords and tenants as to what level the

Marshalling leads to equitable mortgages being worth more than the paper they are written on

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 12 2014

Through a process known as "marshalling", the High Court has ordered that suppliers to failed company Starplus Homes Ltd (In Liquidation) (Starplus

Marriott v Vero Insurance New Zealand Ltd 2013 NZHC 3120

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

This claim, Wild South and Crystal Imports all involve the application of an automatic reinstatement clause in a policy, in circumstances where the