18 August 2020

Construction of the Rules of an Incorporated Association in WA
Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Changes to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) (Act) – Quorums for Resolutions Without Dissent and Special Resolutions
Construction of the Rules of an Incorporated Association in WA

Philip Mavor
Special Counsel

The rules in the Constitution of an incorporated association need to be carefully drafted and consistent in order to be enforceable.  When determining the proper construction of the Constitution, the Tribunal may omit words contained within the rules of the Constitution if they are inconsistent or repugnant to the instrument as a whole.
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Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Stephen Williams
Managing Partner

The decision in the case Ciolpan v Swan Transit Services (South) Pty Ltd [2020] WADC 95 raises an important issue for employers in regards to the extent of an employer’s duty to provide a safe workplace for their employees.
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Changes to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) (Act) – Quorums for Resolutions Without Dissent and Special Resolutions

John Park
Partner

The amendments to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) (Act) in force from 1 May 2020 removed the definitions of Resolution Without Dissent and Unanimous Resolution from section 3C of the Act and created, amongst other things, new provisions affecting the “ease” with which a Strata Company can pass Resolutions Without Dissent and Special Resolutions.
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