The Statutory Defence(s) of 'peer professional opinion'

Cradduck, Lucy M. (2015) The Statutory Defence(s) of 'peer professional opinion'. Australia and New Zealand Property Journal, 5(3), pp. 224-228.

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Abstract

In the wake of the GFC and with ever increasing consumer-protection-related laws, clients are more aware of their rights and your obligations as a professional valuer. They also are more likely to take legal action if, as a result of their reliance on a valuation, they suffer a financial loss. In some Australian jurisdictions, in response to a claim of negligence, the professional valuer may be able to raise a professional practice defence under civil liability legislation. This article considers the nature of this statutory defence, what is required to rely upon it and in which jurisdictions it applies.

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ID Code: 91055
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: valuation, negligence, civil liability act
ISSN: 1836-6635
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Property Law (excl. Intellectual Property Law) (180124)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Australian Property Institute
Deposited On: 08 Dec 2015 00:12
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 18:27

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