The Neighbourhood Disputes Resolutions Act 2011 (Q) took effect from 1 November, 2011. The Act replaces the Dividing Fences Act. It provides rules setting out the responsibilities of neighbours for dividing fences and trees. The Act allows neighbours to apply to Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) to settle disputes that neighbours cannot resolve themselves. (read more)
A Private Seller has no obligations to you. At the start you should obtain photographic identification of the person that you are dealing with. Remember that you receive no statutory warranty and you are not entitled to a cooling off period. (read more)
Good business practice recommends that potential partners draw and sign a partnership agreement before commencing trading; If the business is run through a company then the agreement would be a shareholders agreement.
The agreement should set out what happens in the event that the partners experience irreconcilable differences. It can set out the procedural steps to be taken and what happens with the business. (read more)