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The usual path to challenging a determination of the Valuer-General in relation to the compulsory acquisition of land vests in Class 3 proceedings of the NSW Land and Environment Court. The nature of those proceedings involves, in effect, a re-determination by the...read more
The compulsory acquisition of land often triggers tax implications for the dispossessed owner, particularly associated with land held in an investment capacity, two of the more common of which are stamp duty and land tax. In the recent decision of Canal Aviv Pty Ltd v...read more
On 15 July 2017, Project Lawyers published an article on the proposed introduction of Part 11 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015. Now that Part 11 has been introduced, owners corporation and developers should familiarise themselves with the requirements of the...read more
Owners Corporations must install window safety devices From 13 March 2018, the owners corporations of all strata residential buildings in New South Wales are under a duty to install a complying window safety device, at the owners corporation’s expense, on all affected...read more
Occupation Certificates prior to amendments to the Act Prior to 1 March 2018, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act) specified two types of occupation certificates (OC) that could be applied for, to permit the occupancy and use of a new...read more
Project Lawyers, acting for the applicant in the recent decision of The Owners - Strata Plan 49574 v Scorpio Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors  NSWLEC 54, successfully obtained orders from the Court requiring a respondent (dissenting lot owner) in strata renewal...read more