Monthly Archives: December 2016

Statutory Notices – Essential Preconditions to Exercise of Power

The Land and Environment Court has once again emphasised the importance of compliance with statutory requirements for public notices by invalidating a contract for sale as a result of a failure by a Minister to publish a proper statutory notification prior … Continue reading

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Vesting of Crown Lands in Councils

The new Crown Lands Management Act 2016 (CLM Act), which will  eventually repeal the Crown Lands Act 1989, received royal assent on 14 November 2016. The majority of its provisions are not yet in effect. However provisions regarding the vesting of … Continue reading

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Conciliation in Class 1 Appeals – recent developments

Those involved in class 1 conciliation conferences in the Land and Environment Court (Court) should be aware of recent comments made by Commissioners, namely, that parties should not expect multiple adjournments of section 34 conciliation conferences.

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