Hoxton Park Residents Action Group – Casenote update

30 May, 2012

In February we wrote about the decision in Hoxton Park Residents Action Group Inc v Liverpool City Council [2011] NSWCA 349: Section 79C consideration of matters not covered by the description of development in a development application. Briefly, the Court…

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Best reasonable endeavours

24 May, 2012

On 4 May 2012 the Court of Appeal delivered judgment in the case of Foster v Hall [2012] NSWCA 122. The central issue was the interpretation of a clause in a contract for sale of land, which required the vendor…

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Court of Appeal strikes down clean-up orders

21 May, 2012

The NSW Court of Appeal has held in Bobolas v Waverley Council [2012] NSWCA 126 that three orders issued under s124 of the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA) requiring the owners of a residential premises in Bondi to clean up…

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Local Government Amendment Act 2012

11 May, 2012

The Local Government Act 2012 (‘Amendment Act‘) was assented to on 4 April 2012. The Amendment Act amends the Local Government Act 1993 (‘LGA‘) in relation to the following matters: leases and licences of community land, vacancies in civic office,…

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