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A changing landscape : The mortgagee's power of sale in Queensland

Dixon, William M. & Backstrom, Michelle (2009) A changing landscape : The mortgagee's power of sale in Queensland. Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 2(1&2), pp. 257-268.

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Abstract

In Australia, the extent of a mortgagee’s duty when exercising power of sale has long been the subject of conjecture. With the advent of the global financial crisis in the latter part of 2008, there has been some concern to ensure that the interests of mortgagors are adequately protected. In Queensland, concern of this type resulted in the enactment of the Property Law (Mortgagor Protection) Amendment Act 2008 (Qld). This amending legislation operates to both extend and strengthen the operation of s 85 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) which regulates the mortgagee’s power of sale in Queensland. This article examines the impact of this amending legislation which was hastily introduced and passed by the Queensland Parliament without consultation and which introduces a level of prescription in relation to a sale under a prescribed mortgage which is without precedent elsewhere in Australia.

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ID Code: 42295
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: mortgagee power of sale
ISSN: 1836-5620
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Property Law (excl. Intellectual Property Law) (180124)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 the authors
Deposited On: 01 Jul 2011 11:02
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 11:01

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