Land Contracts in Queensland provides a thorough, user-friendly account of the law relating to buying and selling freehold land in Queensland. The authors analyze the substance of the transaction through the medium of standard contracts, and draw on a comprehensive range of court decisions relating to the area. There are chapters covering the role of the real estate agent, the disclosure regime for sellers and agents, the inclusion of special conditions, and stamp duty and GST implications. A lengthy chapter on the remedies available to parties upon default is also included. Notable amongst changes in the second edition are: New provisions in Property Agents and Motor Dealers' Act 2000 relating to formation of residential contracts both by paper copies and electronic means, and the giving of comparative price data to prospective buyers New provisions in Trade Practices Act 1974 allowing apportionment and contributory claims for misleading or deceptive conduct Incorporation of revised Asbestos Regulations Amendments to Real Estate Agents Codes of Conduct Extensive exposition on significant High Court decisions on time of the essence Incorporation of recent decisions in all chapters
A unique, practical guide to interpreting 'pre-court' personal injuries procedure in Queensland. This practical guide considers, in detail, the mandatory procedures for all personal injuries actions under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002, Workers Compensation Rehabilitation Act 2003 and the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994. Since publication of this work in 2005, there has been a significant volume of Court of Appeal authority clarifying the obligations under the various Acts. Chapters relating to claims notification, parties obligations (including non-disclosure of particular material) and limitations periods, have been extensively revised and updated. This is an essential guide for solicitors, barristers and students of personal injury litigation. Important Features: · Chapters outline specific steps in pre-court procedure · The law is applied to specific factual examples as they arise in practice · Detailed coverage of reported & unreported decisions - Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and District Court of Queensland
Carl Portman, tarantula expert from the West Midlands travels to Queensland with two Sheilas in search of spiders and adventure. He finds both in this engaging and oddly heartwarming book. A must for anyone interested in the natural world. A glorious mix of arachnology and adventure, with a smattering of silly humour. Not to be missed!