New Drink and Drug Driving Laws
Much harsher penalties have been introduced as of 28 June 2021 for drivers who are caught with both alcohol and illegal drugs in their system. In order to reflect the seriousness of these offences, new laws have been passed by Parliament, known ...
Harsher Penalties as NSW Government Cracks down on Corporations who Fail to Nominate a Driver for Camera Recorded Offences.
Increased penalties for corporations who fail to nominate a driver for camera recorded traffic offences in a bid to tackle the circumvention of fines and demerit points came into force in July 2021. If an individual commits a camera-detected ...
National Firearm Amnesty – Don’t you get caught
If you have an unregistered or unwanted firearm or prohibited weapon, this is an opportunity to surrender it without any penalty. The Australian Government has partnered with Crime Stoppers Australia to implement a permanent national firearms ...
100% e-conveyancing to take effect in NSW by 11 October 2021
Anderson Boemi Lawyers Property Update: 100% e-conveyancing to take effect in NSW by 11 October 2021 On 5 July 2021, the New South Wales Registrar General announced changes to Land Titles and Conveyancing in New South Wales. The changes which ...
Effect of Divorce and Separation on a Will
Having an up-to-date and valid will is an essential part of caring for your family. To find out more about how separation and divorce can affect your Will read on. It is common for spouses to appoint each other as executor or executrix of each ...
COVID-19 VACCINATION AND THE WORKPLACE
Now that a COVID-19 vaccine is available in Australia, several workplaces have started wondering whether they can make the vaccine mandatory for employees. Similarly, many employees are currently unsure as to what their rights are. Read on to ...
Unfair dismissal claims are regularly brought by employees against employers upon termination of employment. However, strict timelines apply to both employees and employers. Further, strict guidelines apply in relation to who can make an unfair ...
NorthConnex – New Roads, More Tolls, Fines, Rebates and Confusion
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The NorthConnex tunnel motorway is finally here. Expected to open within the next week (hopefully), the NorthConnex tunnel promises to make significant changes to the all too familiar Pennant Hills Road traffic jam. Trucks will largely be ...
FIRST HOME BUYERS SCHEME AMENDMENTS
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First home buyers may be entitled to either a full exemption or a discounted rate of their stamp duty liability. If you are a first home buyer and you purchase a property between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021, you may be eligible for the ...
Electronic Witnessing of Documents
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Covid-19 has forced change in many areas of business, including in the legal profession. Traditionally, rules for the signing (execution) of documents have required the signatory (i.e. the person signing the document) to sign in the physical ...