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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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Jun

17

Changes to Franchising Code

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CHANGES TO THE FRANCHISING CODE OF CONDUCT THAT CAME INTO EFFECT ON 1 MARCH 2008 The Federal Government has passed amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct (the “Code”). These amendments came into effect on 1 March, 2008.  Franchisors must now comply with the amended Code. If you are unaware of these changes below is […]

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New Section 114A of the Evidence Act 1950 – Internet Blackout Day

Jun

17

New Section 114A of the Evidence Act 1950 – Internet Blackout Day

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The Malaysian legislature has introduced a new Section 114A into the Evidence Act 1950. The Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012 came into force on 31 July 2012 (vide PU(B) 255/2012). The new Section 114A states: 114A. Presumption of fact in publication (1) A person whose name, photograph or pseudonym appears on any publication depicting […]

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