Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Local governments, developers and contractors in SE Qld must now undertake greater site due diligence and surveillance.
This update includes recent developments towards action on climate change in Queensland, and recent planning decisions.
This update includes opportunities to streamline development applications and approvals and recent planning decisions.
This newsletter has links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to planning, energy & the environment.
HHG Legal Group
These adjudication decisions across Australia may ultimately provide greater commercial certainty to contractors.
Kanga & Company
Please briefly describe the main laws that govern real estate in your jurisdiction.
The Law Point
For decades the promoter/developer, and not the consumer/allottee, has been king in real estate transactions. Buyers of property have been a harried lot.
The Union Cabinet of the Council of Ministers approved on April 20, 2016, the amendments to the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015 (CAF Bill) on April 20, 2016.
The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 ("RERA") aims to protect the interest of real estate buyers and regulate the real estate sector...
Avikshit Moral, Partner at Juris Corp gives his perspectives on a foray of legal issues.
Khaitan & Co
The construction industry worldwide is expected to grow approximately 85% by 2030 to 15.5 trillion with India, China and US accounting for 57% of the total growth.
Be aware that most modern subdivisions now include land covenants which are registered against the titles.
The Unit Titles Act and Regulations set out the express powers and duties of the Body Corporate.
The government needs to extend the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act before it expires on 16 September.
Leasing a unit title, whether commercial or residential, can be more complex than a typical standalone property lease.
This new legislation will give surveyors and property owners certainty for earthquake-affected property boundaries..
One of the Government's latest efforts to address affordability - or the supply of land for development - is the NPS-UDC.
The Act will extend to new categories of construction professionals, such as designers, engineers and quantity surveyors.
In the course of its judgment, the court also distinguished between genuine cross-demands to the adjudication determination and defences to the claim in the original adjudication application.
Shook Lin & Bok
The case of Overseas Union Enterprise Ltd v Three Sixty Degree Pte Ltd  SGHC 71 is instructive in the law regarding leases, setting out the principles a court would adopt when interpreting a lease.