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Jun

26

Legal Profession Act Agents Preparing Contracts

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LEGAL PROFESSION ACT – AGENTS PREPARING CONTRACTS Much confusion has arisen recently in relation to the interpretation of Section 24 of the Legal Profession Act and whether or not that particular Section bans Real Estate Agents from completing contracts. Section 24(1) of the Legal Profession Act provides that a person must not engage in legal practice in Queensland unless […]

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Jun

26

Unfair Dismissal Under the Fair Workers Act

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Unfair Dismissal under the Fair Work Act Most of the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (“the Act”), including the new unfair dismissal rules will come into effect on 1 July 2009. The remaining provisions, including the commencement of the new National Employment Standards and modernised awards, will commence on 1 January 2010. Commencement […]

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Changes to the Legal Profession Act

Jun

17

Changes to the Legal Profession Act

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An Update:Changes to the Legal Profession ActCan Agents Prepare Contracts?  On 16 April 2008 a Bill was introduced into Queensland Parliament amending section 24 of the Legal Profession Act which deals with Property Agents and Motor Dealer Act (“PAMDA”) Licensees and employees providing legal advice. In a previous fact finder prepared by our office we advised you of the […]

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