All QLS News Headlines
On Friday 10 December 2010, responsibilities held by the Queensland Law
Society’s Client Relations Centre will be transferred to the Legal
Services Commission (LSC).
Queensland Law Society has published
regarding the new Pool Safety Certificate disclosure
The Family Law Amendment Regulations 2010 (No.2) will take effect from 1 November 2010.
The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) has advised of procedures to take effect from 1 November 2010 when the QIRC assumes responsibility for appeals against review decisions of Q-Comp under the Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act 2010.
Queensland Law Society calls for comments on the new tax system for managed investment trust discussion paper.
Judge Fleur Kingham was awarded the Queensland Law Society Agnes McWhinney Award for her contribution to access to justice.
Amendments to the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 and the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 made by the Property Agents and Motor Dealers and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 commenced today, 1 October 2010.
Queensland Law Society has developed an introduction to transitional arrangements for the Property Agents and Motor Dealers and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010.
Queensland Law Society ensures flexible post-settlement period is included in pool safety reforms passed on 15 September 2010.
The new Act changes the way land valuations are determined.
Our charity of choice, the Heart Foundation, is conducting the 10-week Go Red for Women challenge.
The Land Valuation Bill 2010 has been introduced after the Government's close consultation with Queensland Law Society.
Queensland Law Society has released guidance material that outlines the transition to the changes to the financial jurisdiction of the civil courts.
The start dates of the staged introduction of the Moynihan reforms have been proclaimed - with some introduced from 1 September 2010.
Queensland Treasurer confirms the Queensland Government does not intend to license conveyancers.
Queensland Law Society has lodged its submission to the National Legal Profession Reform Taskforce in response to the draft Bill and Rules.
The Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament on 3 August 2010.
Queensland Law Society has successfully lobbied Government for amendments to the Integrity Act 2009 to assist legal practitioners in dealing with government agencies.
The Queensland Law Society recently made submissions to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee regarding the Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010, which proposes to implement sanctions that may have a practical impact on legal practitioners who engage in transactions that involve international entities.
Amendments to the Franchising Code announced by Minister Craig Emerson on 4 June 2010 come into force today.