The Law of Strata Title in Australia: A jurisdictional stocktake

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Title The Law of Strata Title in Australia: A jurisdictional stocktake
Author Everton-Moore, Kimberly; Ardill, Allan Wilfred; Guilding, Christopher John; Warnken, Jan
Journal Name Australian Property Law Journal
Editor Dr Clyde Croft
Year Published 2006
Place of publication Sydney
Publisher Butterworths
Abstract This article attempts to provide researchers, legal practitioners, industry participants and stakeholders with an overview of the various legislative frameworks in the eight States and Territories around Australia. The article commences by providing a brief description of the development of the law of strata title in Australia and explaining its diverse nomenclature. This is followed by a jurisdictional analysis where each State or Territory is benchmarked against Queensland. Where possible the article flags important similarities and differences between jurisdictions in terms of governance arrangements, the creation of community title schemes and dispute resolution mechanisms. The article concludes that there should be a trend toward uniformity as each jurisdiction seeks to reform community title laws. Uniformity would be desirable in terms of both nomenclature and the structure of the legislation and associated regulations.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2006 LexisNexis. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 13
Issue Number 1
Page from 1
Page to 35
ISSN 1038-5959
Date Accessioned 2006-07-09
Language en_AU
Research Centre Australian Rivers Institute; Griffith Institute For Tourism
Faculty Griffith Law School
Subject PRE2009-Property Law and Conveyancing (excl. Intellectual Property)
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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