COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

COMPENSATION CLAIMS When land is compulsorily acquired, you are entitled to claim compensation if you have an ‘interest’ in the land.[1]   An interest in relation to land means a legal or equitable estate in the land, a right, power or privilege over the land.[2]  An interest in the land is extinguished and is converted into…

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Relief for commercial tenants – COVID19

The Government has announced a range of measures to help commercial tenants. This includes a temporary hold on evictions and a mandatory code of conduct for commercial tenancies to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by coronavirus. There are two measures to assist, they are: •  a hold on evictions for commercial tenants;…

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Insolvent Trading Claims – COVID-19

Changes to the Rule Against Insolvent Trading during Coronavirus It seems that everything is changing due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the world of corporation law is no exception. Late last month, federal Parliament enacted legislation which provides temporary relief to directors from their duty to prevent insolvent trading. The duty ordinarily In more normal…

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