May 2016

Section 61 Notices and the WA Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act
Recent Changes to the Building Regulations 2012 that Affect Barriers to Private Swimming Pools
The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – The Management
How Not To Get Singed By The New Building Bush Fire Regulations
When is an Executor Entitled to be Paid?

Welcome to the May edition of our newsletter.

This month we bring you articles on the new building bush fire regulations; recent changes to the building regulations that affect barriers to private swimming pools; estate administration; insurance and risk; and the third in a series of legal updates on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA).

Also, please let us know if you are interested in attending the 4th ADVOC International Business Law conference from 15 – 16 August 2016 in Bali. For more information about the program go to http://www.iblc.lawandpractice.org/  or email tkay@kottgunn.com.au

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Section 61 Notices and the WA Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act

Ashley Crisp
Partner

This appeal concerns a decision of an Arbitrator not to discontinue weekly payments of workers compensation to the respondent worker based on a section 61 notice issued by the appellant employer.
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Recent Changes to the Building Regulations 2012 that Affect Barriers to Private Swimming Pools

Anne Wood
Partner

Carol Hamilton
Lawyer

The Amendments see the adoption of new specifications that safeguard people, particularly young people, from drowning or injury in a swimming pool by restricting access.
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The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – The Management

Brenton Oakley
Consultant

Philip Mavor
Senior Associate

This is the third of a series of legal updates that Kott Gunning is producing throughout 2016 on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 …
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How Not To Get Singed By The New Building Bush Fire Regulations

Laurie James AM
Partner

Anne Wood
Partner

The new regulations will undoubtedly result in increased cost to people building new homes in bush fire prone areas and in some cases, renovating existing homes in those areas.
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When is an Executor Entitled to be Paid?

Claire Hawke-Gundill
Senior Associate

Anyone who has ever been appointed executor or administrator of a deceased estate, would agree that administering the estate is a task which can take considerable time and effort, particularly in circumstances where the family situation is acrimonious.
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