Qld law changing to allow virtual witnessing of Wills and EPOAs

Last night, the Queensland parliament passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020 (Qld). I understand it is still awaiting assent. The Act is yet to appear on the Acts as Passed list. Section 25 should be noted which provides (emphasis added) – This Act expires on 31 December 2020. The purpose of this article is to note and welcome … Read more

COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020

Last night the Queensland Parliament passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020 (the “Bill”). The Bill gives the Queensland Government a broad range of powers to make a number of extraordinary regulations with respect to; Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 (the “Parliament Act”);  residential, retail and other leases;  attendance at places or meetings;  making and … Read more