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When setting your prices and advertising your products and services, you must comply with the law. Price-fixing laws. Price fixing occurs where 2 or more competitors (formally or informally) agree on setting a price. Under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, price fixing is illegal in Australia.

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Former president of the Queensland Law Society Elizabeth Shearer says lawyers can't afford to continue doing legal aid work at the current rate.(Supplied) "The legal aid rate is now approaching

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ALERT: COVID-19 modifications of laws The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 and extraordinary regulations and statutory instruments made under that Act modify a significant number of Queensland laws. Affected legislation operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, affected in force legislation does not show the text …

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1. It’s a good idea to speak to an experienced family lawyer before making any important decisions. A lawyer can: 1. explain what you may be entitled to when dividing your property and your responsibilities and obligations when resolving your parenting arrangements 2. discuss your situation, which may involve complicated legal issues 3. tell you about issues you may not have thought about 4. help you to negotiate in a dispute. Don’t rely on family and friends for legal advice. Search for a lawyerin your area.

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QLRC. QLRC. The Queensland Law Reform Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Law Reform Commission Act 1968. The Commission's key statutory duties, as provided in section 10 (3) of the Law Reform Commission Act, include duties to: undertake law reform reviews referred to it by the Attorney-General;

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1. The ACL applies to contracts for goods and services between a seller and a consumer in the course of trade or commerce purchased after 1 January 2011. It does not apply to private sales. Any person is a consumer as long as the price of the goods and services does not exceed $40 000 or, where the price exceeds that amount, the goods are for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, or the goods are a road vehicle or trailer. Additionally, the consumer must not buy the goods for the purpose of selling them to someone else, using them to manufacture other goods or using the goods to repair other goods or fixtures on land.

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All case law. Access a global search for all case law at Supreme Court of Queensland Library. Last reviewed. 13 February 2017. Last updated. 21 November 2017.

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Current reviews; Current reviews Sex work industry review. Terms of reference (PDF, 800.6 KB) Contact: Mr David Groth (Director) or Mrs Cathy Green (Assistant Director) on (07) 3564 7777. Workplace surveillance review. Terms of reference (PDF, 55.7 KB) Contact: Mr David Groth (Director) or Mrs Cathy Green (Assistant Director) on (07) 3564 7777

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Deadlines and Rates. The Queensland Law Reporter is published every Friday (save for a short period during the court vacation in December to January). The deadline for submission of notices (with payment) in order to advertise in the QLR is 3:30pm on the Monday immediately prior to the Friday in which the relevant QLR is scheduled for publication.

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The court hierarchy in Queensland (worksheet 1.1.0) sclqld.org.au/education 2 . The court hierarchy in Queensland—STUDENT TEXT Our legal system has a range of courts and tribunals, including the Queensland Civil and

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The Queensland government have introduced new 4WD lift modification laws that bring Queensland into line with other states and territories. The rules change following a much-publicised operation on the Gold Coast last month, during which dozens of 4WDs were issued with defect notices for illegal suspension modifications.. Queensland Transport and Main …

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ALERT: COVID-19 modifications of laws The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 and extraordinary regulations and statutory instruments made under that Act modify a significant number of Queensland laws. Affected legislation operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, affected in force legislation does not show the text …

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Bills and Papers Queensland Law Reform Commission: A legal framework for voluntary assisted dying—Review update, February 2021 Qld Due to the size and complexity of the Commission’s task

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Read on to discover the current three significant criminal law issues you should become familiar with. 1. Disclosure of evidence. With true crime gaining popularity recently, there is a good chance you have seen Netflix documentaries portraying miscarriages of justice. Proper disclosure of unused evidence by the prosecution to the defence is an

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QLD considering law to ban price guides. Venessa Paech. 2 Mar 2014. Queensland is currently considering legislation that would ban price guides for properties listed for auction, and punish real estate agents or auctioneers who reveal those details to prospective buyers with significant fines. The Property Occupations Bill and the Agents

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REIQ Property Law Contracts. New editions of the Contract for Houses and Residential Land (17 th ed.) and Contract for Residential Lots in a Community Title Scheme (13 th ed.) were released on 20 January 2022 and are available to QLS Full members only.. Under the terms of the licence the QLS has with the REIQ we are unable to supply these documents in any format or …

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Divorce. Divorce is the official ending of a marriage. The only legal requirement for getting a divorce is the ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of the marriage—proven by the husband and wife being separated for 12 months with no likelihood of getting back together. When applying for a divorce, your partner doesn’t have to agree, and the law

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Is queenslands legal aid rate approaching 50 of court scale?

"The legal aid rate is now approaching about 50 per cent of the court scale," the immediate past president of the Queensland Law Society (QLS) Elizabeth Shearer said. Ms Shearer said mixed service delivery was "a good model that has served Queensland and Australia well for many years" but the system was "in jeopardy".

What is the queensland law handbook?

The Queensland Law Handbook is a comprehensive, plain-English legal resource designed to help you deal with your legal problems.

Where can i find law resources in queensland?

State Library has a wide range of Queensland and Commonwealth current and historical law resources. Resources are available in print, on microfilm and online through databases and websites. Law Courts, Brisbane, ca. 1902. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.

Is there a lack of rural lawyers in queensland?

Data provided by QLS indicated that of its more than 2,500 members, fewer than 800 were based outside of south-east Queensland, and a lack of rural and regional lawyers had long been flagged as a potential threat to justice across Australia.

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