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Jun

26

Timing Requirements under the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 QLD

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INTRODUCTION The Retail Shop Leases Act places strict time requirements on parties who are or have entered into a retail shop lease. BACKGROUND The Act applies to all retail shop leases of premises in Queensland.  The term “Retail Shop Lease” is defined as meaning a lease of a retail shop.  The term “Retail Shop” is […]

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Jun

26

Selling a Business in QLD

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Selling a Business ON THE SUNSHINE COAST OR IN QUEENSLAND?   Selling a business is a significant matter which involves the consideration of a varied number of legal and administrative issues. Important terms in a Business Contract Each business is unique and requires individually tailored advice to ensure you are adequately protected.   The following […]

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Jun

26

Retail Shop Leasing

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REVIEW OF SOME SECTIONS OF THE RETAIL SHOP LEASES ACT WHICH APPLY TO SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESS   The purpose of the Retail Shop Leases Act (“the Act”) is to promote efficiency and equality in the conduct of certain retail businesses in Queensland. WHAT IS A RETAIL SHOP LEASE ACT   The Act applies to […]

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Jun

26

Registration of Leases in QLD

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Registration of commercial and retail leases in Queensland is not compulsory, however Ferguson Cannon Lawyers recommend that Lessee’s of such leases do have them registered with the Department of Natural Resources and Mines.   Registration of Leases   The Land Title Act 1994 (“the Act”) provides that; “an unregistered Lease of a lot or part of a lot […]

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Lease Agreements

Jun

14

Lease Agreements

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HEADS OF AGREEMENTS, LETTERS OF INTENT, LEASE PROPOSALS, AGREEMENTS TO LEASE ETC A heads of agreement, letter of intent, lease proposal, or agreement to lease (“lease agreements”) are agreements providing for a relationship between a Landlord and Tenant for the lease of premises either not immediately available for use or are not yet in existence. […]

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