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Witnessing Audio Visually In a Time of Social Distancing

By the Electronic  Transactions Amendment (COVID-19) Witnessing of Documents Regulation 2020 the Electronic Transaction Regulations 2017 (ETR) have effectively been replaced to introduce provisions allowing and setting of standards for signing and witnessing of a...

Signing & Witnessing in era of COVID-19

The above was introduced to and passed by the NSW Parliament 24 March 2020. Its passing was not surprising. However, the Act did not expressly deal with Legislation with particular execution and witnessing requirements, such as the Powers of Attorney Act 2003 and the...

JobKeeper Subsidy – A Bit of Help

State and Federal Governments are producing a range of mechanisms to deal with the many implications of the COVID 19 situation. If you run a business confronting any of the issues outlined below and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact...

I had been anticipating…

I had been anticipating that today (27 March 2020) the NSW Government would gazette a whole string of regulations under COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY MEASURES) ACT 2020 to do with things like signing and witnessing documents. That seems not to have...

Issues For Business In Difficult Times

A list of issues to think about. Not necessarily apt for all situations, but a base to work from. If you run a business confronting hard issues and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact me - info@gregdross.com.au or ross@eakin.com.au ....