RESUMPTION BY STEALTH & DECEPTION

There seems a growing ‘new breed’ within in some Govt circles that callously disregard the trauma and loss caused by compulsory acquisition, particularly the threat of it. Two major issues are (1) the stand-over tactics used to force owners to settle compensation...

NEW RESUMPTION COMPENSATION LAWS

The 23 February 2009 amendments to the Acquisition of Land Act 1967 are the most significant overhaul of resumption and compensation law in Queensland since the Act commenced in 1967. Major changes include: • clarification of who can claim for compensation • new...