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Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Swimming Pool Compliance

    From 29 April 2014 you will be required to comply with the Swimming Pool legislation if you wish to sell or lease your property.  When selling your property a valid Certificate of Compliance issued under the Swimming Pools Act 1992 (‘the Act’) or an Occupation Certificate issued in respect of the swimming pool which is less...

    Property Law

  • Retirement Villages

    Making the decision to enter a retirement village is a significant life decision and the options can be overwhelming, which is why you need to do your research and get the right advice. Once you start your search for a village, you will soon find out that villages vary greatly not just in the services...

    General

  • Lost Super & the ATO

    The Australian Federal Government has creatively found a way to deal with lost super – by taking it. Under current legislation, inactive superannuation accounts in the amount of $2,000.00 or over will be transferred to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). New legislation will increase the threshold to $4,000.00 and then to $6,000.00. Whilst endeavouring to...

    Commercial Law, General