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OBLIGATIONS OF COMMERCIAL AND RETAIL LEASES

OBLIGATIONS OF COMMERCIAL AND RETAIL LEASES

Since the supreme court case Diakou Nomineees Pty Ltd v Gouger Street Pty Ltd & Ors [2017] SASC 72 (“Diakou”), Leases that were previously exempt from the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (SA) (“the RCLA”) by falling above the presecribed rent threshold could...

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What do you need to know about Intervention Orders?

What do you need to know about Intervention Orders?

An intervention order is previously known as a restraining order. It is a court order which prohibits a person (the defendant) from behaving in a particular manner towards a protected person or persons. In addition to acting as a restraint on the behaviour of...

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Skilled Migration Australia

Skilled Migration Australia

The General Skilled Migration Program, the Australian government is designed to attract migrants who make a significant contribution to the Australian economy, and fill positions areas which are facing workforce shortages. The main aim behind this program is to...

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Corporate Trustee

Corporate Trustee

A trust is a relationship where a trustee, either an individual or a company carries on business for the beneficiaries. A trust may be discretionary. What this means is that the trustee decides how profit will be distributed among beneficiaries. Alternatively, it may...

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UNFAIR PREFERENCE PAYMENTS

UNFAIR PREFERENCE PAYMENTS

In the course of conducting your business, it is important to ensure you are not dealing with an insolvent company. Many do not consider the implications of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (“the Act”)and their liability to repay amounts under transactions with...

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Partner Visa Grant

Partner Visa Grant

As mentioned in our previous article, in most partner visa applications, you will first be granted a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820). However, for those of you who have been in a long-term relationship, you might not have to stay on subclass 820 whilst waiting...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The most recent South Australian Equal Opportunity Report presented by Steph Halliday and the spotlight on behaviour in workplaces across country serve as timely reminders of our rights when it comes to sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined in Division 3 of...

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Legal Issues to Consider When Starting A Business

Legal Issues to Consider When Starting A Business

There are a variety of legal issues to consider when it comes to starting your business. Everything from your business name to its structure to its operation has legal consequences.   Business Structures There are several business structures and the first four...

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Commercial Lease Agreements

Commercial Lease Agreements

A lease agreement is the formal document containing all the agreed terms and conditions of the contract which provides recognised property rights to an individual. It becomes binding once it is signed by both parties. Once the lease starts, a copy is normally lodged...

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Charged with Traffic Offences

Charged with Traffic Offences

Traffic offences and driving offences are often the same. When driving a motor vehicle, there are laws to make sure you drive safely and obey the road rules. If you disobey these traffic laws, this is a traffic offence. Traffic offences are a complex area of law and...

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