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New Practical Law resources: Quick guides to execution and witnessing of documents for each Australian State and Territory

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Practical Law Corporate and Practical Law Commercial Real Estate have collaborated to publish a suite of eight new quick guide checklist resources summarising the current law and regulations in each Australian State and Territory that affect the valid execution and witnessing of various documents in that jurisdiction, including agreements, deeds, powers of attorney, statutory declarations and conveyancing instruments.

Each quick guide also includes a summary of the legal reforms and temporary arrangements currently in force in each jurisdiction that respond to the logistical difficulties created by the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

These resources will be continuously maintained to reflect the latest developments in each jurisdiction.

The new checklist resources are:

Each resource will be available to subscribers to all Practical Law Australia practice areas.

For a complete overview of Practical Law Australia’s resources on the valid execution and witnessing of documents, see Toolkit, Execution of deeds, agreements and documents.


Shan-Ree Tan
By Shan-Ree Tan

Shan-Ree Tan, Senior Writer, joined Practical Law after more than 8 years in practice at Gilbert + Tobin. His expertise includes leveraged private equity investments and trade sales, as well as restructures, capital raisings, fund structuring, foreign investment, State transactions, employee incentive schemes, corporate governance, commercial contracts and charities.

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