Self-managed Supe

A law brought in on 1 July removes trustees of self-managed super funds from the Office of State Revenue's definition of special trustees.

The change means that if any continuing or new trustees of a self-managed super fund are or can become beneficiaries, duty will be payable on the value of the dutiable property transferred from the old to the new trustees.

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Retail Leases – (sometimes surprising) Powers of ADT

We have, from time to time, been approached by both landlords and tenants in relation to issues associated with Retail Leases.

Sometimes, it has been necessary to bring proceedings in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal ("ADT"), Retail Leases Division, which is the first port of call when dealing with disputes which arise pursuant to Retail Leases generally, and disputes under the Retail Leases Act specifically.

It is helpful (for both landlords and tenants) to understand the range of matters with which the ADT may deal, and the types of orders which it may make.

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