Archive | July, 2012

New information sheets from the Office of the Small Business Commissioner – options and assignments

July 31, 2012


The Office of the Small Business Commissioner has recently published two new information sheets about: exercising options;  and assignment of retail premises leases. The information sheets provide an overview of the operation of the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) in those areas and are expressed in layman’s terms. They should be a useful resource for landlords and […]

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Recovery of the cost of essential safety measures and s 251 of the Building Act part II

July 12, 2012


I recently wrote a short note, available here, in relation to an issue that has emerged about the operation of s 251 of the Building Act on the landlord’s ability to recover certain outgoings. Robert Hay has added another post to his blog on this topic that further advances the debate, available here. Unfortunately, I […]

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