Greg Stilianou has come on board as the new contributing author for Land Titles Office Practice NSW, a leading reference text to the practice of the New South Wales Registrar-General in administering property legislation. A Senior Solicitor at Land and Property Information (LPI) at the Government of NSW for over nine years, Greg has a range ...more
On 1 July 2016, the Office of State Revenue (OSR) will no longer assess at the counter or through the mail conveyancing documents processed on Electronic Duties Returns (EDR). Documents received after 1 July will be returned by the OSR and will not be assessed. Practitioners may be able to register for EDR or engage the services of an authorised EDR Agent or approved settlement rooms.
The Softdocs Conveyancing (Victoria) suite was updated on 15 October 2015, including forms from the new Planning and Environment Regulations 2015.
Two Queensland Softdocs suites, Conveyancing and Real Property, have been updated in October, in part because of the new contaminated land provisions in the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld).
A recent update to the Conveyancing Manual NSW included new material relating to the electronic assessment of duties. We spoke with the author about how this content assists conveyancers and solicitors applying legislation and Revenue Rulings using the Electronic Duties Return (EDR) system.