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  1. Expanded scope of energy efficiency disclosure laws

    14 June 2017 | Property & Commercial Law

    From 1 July 2017, the threshold for disclosing the energy efficiency of commercial office space will be reduced to 1,000m2 (currently 2,000m2). If your building is caught by this threshold then, subject to some exceptions, you must obtain a Building...

  2. Amendments to Retail Shop Leases Act take effect to restore Lessor’s defence for defective

    13 June 2017 | Property & Commercial Law

    The Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (Qld) (the Act) received assent on 5 June 2016. The Act makes amendments to over 30 acts and across a range of subject matters. Most relevant, the lessor’s defence for defective disclosure contained

  3. Lessor’s defence for defective disclosure restored to the Retail Shop Leases Act

    25 May 2017 | Property & Commercial Law

    Queensland Parliament have now passed the Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 on 23 May 2017. The Bill restores the lessor’s defence for defective disclosure to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994. Once the Bill receives assent (expected in.

  4. Parliamentary Committee gives the go ahead for amendments to the Retail Shop Leases Act

    22 May 2017 | Property & Commercial Law

    On 15 May 2017, the relevant Parliamentary committee recommended the Queensland Parliament pass the Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Bill 2017. The Bill will amend the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 to restore the lessor’s defence for defective...

  5. Amendments to Retail Shop Leases Act effective from 25 November 2016

    12 September 2016 | Property & Commercial Law

    The Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act 2016 (Qld) (Act) has been proclaimed to commence on Friday 25 November 2016. Accordingly, from this date the changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) will be in effect. For a summary of the changes which have..

  6. Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act receives royal assent

    27 May 2016 | Property & Commercial Law

    The Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act 2016 (Qld) (Act) received royal assent on 25 May 2016. The Act has not yet been proclaimed to commence. Having regard to the Government’s previous comments, the Act is likely to commence on 25 November 2016. For.

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