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Section 64 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) and the reluctant buyer

Dixon, William M. (2011) Section 64 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) and the reluctant buyer. The Queensland Lawyer, 31(4), pp. 244-245.

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Abstract

The decision of the Court of Appeal in Dunworth v Mirvac Qld Pty Ltd [2011] QCA 200 arose from unusual circumstances associated with the flood in Brisbane earlier this year. Maris Dunworth (‘the buyer’) agreed to purchase a ground floor residential apartment located beside the Brisbane River at Tennyson from Mirvac Queensland Pty Ltd (‘Mirvac’). The original date for completion was 12 May 2009. In earlier proceedings, the buyer had alleged that she had been induced to purchase the apartment by false, misleading and deceptive representations. This claim was dismissed and an order for specific performance was made with a new completion date of 8 February 2011...

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ID Code: 47979
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Property Law Act 1974, Right to rescind
ISSN: 0312-1658
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
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Lawbook Company
Deposited On: 10 Jan 2012 08:40
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2012 01:08

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