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Legal References


Legal References (guide only)


 

The below are some useful links for you regarding the sale and purchase of property across Australia.

These were correct at the time of publishing, but may change at any time, thus if they are not correct, please search the internet for an updated link to the relevant documentation or web site.

 

Victoria


The Sale of Land Act 1962 and Sale of Land Regulations 2005 (Vic) imposes duties and obligations on a vendor selling his or her land by auction.

 

http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/

http://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/

 

New South Wales


The Property, Stock and Business Agents Act and Property, Stock 2002 (NSW) and Business Agents Regulation imposes duties and obligations on a vendor selling his or her land by auction.

 

http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/

http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/default.html

 

Queensland


Please Note : If your property is located in Queensland, please refer to the States legal and regulatory requirements regarding the sale of property before posting your property on bidRhino.com.  We highly recommend that you seek legal advice and contact an Agent/Auctioneer.

 

We understand that you need to be a licensed Auctioneer to auction your property in Queensland.

The licensing of auctioneers is regulated by the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (Qld).

 

http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/OQPChome.htm

http://www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/

 

South Australia


Duties and obligations imposed under the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 (SA) would still apply to a vendor.

 

http://www.legislation.sa.gov.au/index.aspx

http://www.ocba.sa.gov.au/

 

Western Australia


Please Note : If your property is located in Western Australia, please refer to the States legal and regulatory requirements regarding the sale of property before posting your property on bidRhino.com.  We highly recommend that you seek legal advice and contact an Agent/Auctioneer.

 

We understand that you need to be a licensed Auctioneer to auction your property in Western Australia.

The licensing of auctioneers is regulated by the Auction Sales Act 1973 (WA).

 

http://www.slp.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/default.html

http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/consumerprotection/

 

Tasmania


Please Note : If your property is located in Tasmania, please refer to the States legal and regulatory requirements regarding the sale of property before posting your property on bidRhino.com.  We highly recommend that you seek legal advice and contact an Agent/Auctioneer.

 

We understand that you need to be a licensed Real Estate Agent to sell or auction your property in Tasmania.

The Property Agents and Land Transactions Act 2005 (Tas) would apply.

 

http://www.thelaw.tas.gov.au/index.w3p

http://www.consumer.tas.gov.au/

 

Australian Capital Territory


The Civil Law (Sale of Residential Property) Act 2003 Regulation imposes duties and obligations on a vendor selling his or her land by auction.

 

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/default.asp

http://www.ors.act.gov.au/

 

Northern Territory


Please Note : If your property is located in the Northern Territory, please refer to the States legal and regulatory requirements regarding the sale of property before posting your property on bidRhino.com.  We highly recommend that you seek legal advice and contact an Agent/Auctioneer.

 

We understand that you need to be a licensed auctioneer to auction your property in the Northern Territory.

The licensing of auctioneers is regulated by the Auctioneers Act 1935 (NT).

 

http://dcm.nt.gov.au/strong_service_delivery/supporting_government/current_northern_territory_legislation_database

http://www.nt.gov.au/justice/consaffairs/index.shtml

 

Australia - Federal


http://www.accc.gov.au/

 

International


Please Note : If your property is located outside of Australia, please refer to your local legal and regulatory requirements regarding the sale of property before posting your property on bidRhino.com.

We highly recommend that you seek legal advice before you proceed.

If you are an International buyer or investor, please ensure you have confirmed you can purchase property overseas, and within Australia that you have confirmed that you meet the requirements of the FOREIGN INVESTMENT REVIEW BOARD

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