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The Australian federal Minister for Employment, the Hon. Michaelia Cash, has announced a review into security of payment legislation in the building and construction industry.
If passed by the Parliament in its current form, the Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 will represent a significant update to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (Act).
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes has proposed a multitude of amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.
The Supreme Court at first instance had determined that an adjudication determination could be remitted to the adjudicator for re-determination for non-jurisdictional error.
Carroll & O'Dea
You must ensure that the building contract is not one sided and contains a fair allocation of risk between the parties.
Rahman's Chambers
The Construction & Engineering related disputes are in rise in Bangladesh. As per a recent Survey, clients, contractors and consultants found that 30% of the construction contracts signed...
Singh & Associates
The word "Benami" means anonymous or nameless and the term "Benami Transaction" is used to describe a transaction where one person pays for property but the property is transferred to or held by somebody else.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a regime to wash off black money from the Country, the Indian Government took another laudable leap by initiating the Benami Transactions Bill, 2015...
Khaitan & Co
The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (Act) was enacted on 25 March 2016. Out of 92 sections in the Act, 59 sections were notified by the Central Government on 27 April 2016...
Nishith Desai Associates
While clouds of uncertainty shroud the real estate sector, our discussions with offshore real estate funds present a rather optimistic picture, even as they remain in wait and watch mode...
Juris Corp
Avikshit Moral, Partner at Juris Corp gives his perspectives on a foray of legal issues.
Khaitan & Co
The recent landmark judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in Lanco Anpara Power Limited v State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors rendered in Civil Appeal No 6223 of 2016 has put to rest the long contested issue of . . .
Cavell Leitch
An EQC claim should be lodged for the November 2016 event by a vendor, and assigned to the purchaser upon settlement.
Cavell Leitch
The process of back up offers must be done properly so you do not commit your vendors to sell to more than one party!
Duncan Cotterill
This Act applies to all contracts relating to either commercial or residential construction work in New Zealand.
Chapman Tripp
MBIE is consulting on the regulations and a new methodology for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings.
Clyde & Co
It is important to ensure that your organisation has appropriate measures in place to manage risks arising under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B) ("SOP Act").
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MahWengKwai & Associates
RPGT is a tax chargeable on the profit gained from the disposal of a property and is payable to the Inland Revenue Board. As such, RPGT is only applicable to a seller.
Khaitan & Co
After a lot of opposition, deliberation and several amendments, the Rajya Sabha has, on 10 March 2016, approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016...
The Office of State Revenue (OSR) has released a ruling on 22 December 2016 in relation to the definition a ‘foreign person'.
Kott Gunning
NFP aged care and retirement villages, where residents have entry fees and fees for services, may still be 'charitable'.
Clyde & Co
In a victory which extends to parties involved in complex, document intensive litigation, the Supreme Court of Victoria on Friday...
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The vendor's claim was unsuccessful, as the contract clause regarding payment of the other 5% constituted a penalty.
The Supreme Court at first instance had determined that an adjudication determination could be remitted to the adjudicator for re-determination for non-jurisdictional error.
This bill aims to promote the employment of workers from regional communities situated close to large resource projects.
Tay & Partners
Based on the official statistics, there were 216 private housing projects certified to be abandoned for the period between year 2009 and 31 January 2015.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Many developers become complacent about their contract management at this time, with potentially disastrous consequences.
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