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Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016
These regulations were introduced and came fully into effect on 1 April 2018 and impose additional duties on Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (“PCBU”), including landlords, managers and tenants, in relation to work involving asbestos.
The Fenton Agreement The Contract That Created Rotorua
In the 1870’s the Government sought to gain access to land in the District. Its vision was to create a township that would be the gateway to a thermal wonderland including the world-renowned Pink and White Terraces.
How much meth would you be prepared to buy?
Contamination results when the residue of meth (from either use or manufacture) remains in a property. This may have a financial impact on a number of people, including: vendors, purchasers, investors, property managers and real estate businesses.
How to Complete a Successful Commercial Construction Project
A construction project might be a multi-million dollar commercial complex, a modest residential renovation or something in between, but there are similarities in the reasons why the project is a success or failure.
Agreements for sale and purchase: Covering your bases when buying and selling
Buying and selling, in principle, is quite a straightforward matter. The standard form Auckland District Law Society agreement which has been evolving over many years (assisted by interpretation in the Courts) provides additional support and certainty on most issues. However, any transaction still requires individual careful thought.
Unit Titles Act 2010 Disclosure Regime
Despite the Unit Titles Act 2010 being in force for over four years, the disclosure regime is still misunderstood and misapplied. It is important for any discerning property investor to understand this disclosure regime to complete proper due diligence prior to purchasing a unit in a Body Corporate.
Body Corporate Operational Rules Deadline: 1 October 2012
Body Corporates will have to adopt new operational rules by 1 October 2012. If they do not, the default operational rules in the Unit Titles Regulations 2011 will apply. Tauranga lawyer Ben Eagleson explains.