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Major changes proposed to small amount credit contracts and consumer leases - consultation ends soon
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

Small amount credit contracts providers and lessors of household goods would have new obligations if the recommendations of the Review of the Small


Coming soon - more amendments to Queensland resources legislation are another hit for the industry
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

MOLA would return certain landholder and community objection rights and further amend the restricted land regime and the revised overlapping tenure


Victorian budget 201617 tax and duty changes: land, payroll, and partnerships affected
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

There are some increased taxes and duties in Victoria's budget, but also some higher thresholds and extended exemptions. Foreign buyers of


Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 Million: consultation underway
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The WA Government seeks comment on the draft Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 Million, the "largest undertaking of its kind in Australia"


Draft Land Administration Amendment Bill 2016 Released
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The draft Land Administration Amendment Bill 2016 has clarified some of the key proposals for WA Rangelands land tenure reforms. The draft Land


Compensation for reserved land under the WA Planning and Development Act
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

A purchaser of land in WA injuriously affected by a planning scheme reservation may apply for compensation, even if the reservation existed prior to


New streamlined planning and environmental processes in the ACT
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

On 7 April 2016, the ACT Legislative Assembly unanimously supported the Planning and Development (Efficiencies) Amendment Bill 2016 which was


Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any


When is a document executed as a deed in fact an agreement?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2010

When is a document that states that it is "executed as a deed" not, in fact, a deed?


Evicting a tenant in breach of the lease: what's "reasonable time" to serve the termination notice?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

Landlords who want to re-enter the premises and terminate a lease for a breach of covenant for a non-rent breach generally must serve a breach notice